BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Shawn Kennedy and his mother, Nicole Vathy, joined us on Hope Rises Friday to talk about Shawn’s fight against cancer.

“Baby Shawn,” now 12, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer at age 4.

Later in the morning, Pat Malacaro from the Buffalo Bisons came to Wake Up! to give Shawn a special surprise.

Watch the full interviews in the videos above and below.

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