Courageous Boy Who Met WWE Star Loses Battle with Cancer

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A courageous 12-year-old boy whose wish to meet his favorite wrestling superstar was fulfilled last month on Fox 8 News has lost his battle with cancer.

Dylan Christian, 12, passed away Thursday afternoon. He was surrounded by his family.

Dylan was fighting cancer for a fourth time when he got the chance to meet World Wrestling Entertainment star John Cena.

Cena called Dylan a hero during their March 12 meeting at Quicken Loans Arena. Cena also gave Dylan tickets to check out a WWE show in Miami.

Memorial services for Dylan are being planned. His family says they would like to thank everyone their prayers, and for helping to make Dylan’s dream come true.