Cleveland boy with heart condition becomes police chief, must save Christmas

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CLEVELAND-- At six months old, he had his third open heart surgery. At 6 years old, he came chief of the Cleveland Division of Police.

FOX 8 News joined forces with Cleveland police, the Cleveland Office of the FBI and A Special Wish Foundation to make CJ DeJohn's dreams come true.

The kindergartner was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which is a rare heart condition that effects one in 5,000 babies.

Basically, CJ has half a heart. But his heart is full of love for others and his dream is to protect people.

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On Thursday, the 6-year-old was sworn in as chief of police for the day. Minutes later, The Crump committed an evil caper.

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The Crump wanted posterNow, it's up to Chief CJ to solve the crime, catch The Crump and save Christmas in Cleveland.

Want to help CJ? Come out Gateway Plaza at 2:15 p.m. and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Plaza at 3:15 p.m.

Keep up with CJ's adventure by using the hashtag #CJsavesCLE, and following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (Username: fox8cleveland).

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