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Kansas town celebrates Christmas early for dying boy


September 8, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Christmas trees are popping up in a small Kansas town as residents prepare to celebrate the holiday early for a 3-year-old boy with terminal cancer.

Lebo residents will celebrate Christmas on Sunday as a tribute to Christian Risner, who was placed in hospice care last month, the Wichita Eagle reported .

Christian, who graduated from preschool on Thursday, has Rhabdoid kidney cancer, which has created tumors in his kidneys and lungs. Doctors say he has less than three months to live.

His hometown in southern Kansas has rallied around him. Santa will make an appearance...

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