Army Reservists Help Give 10-Year-Old Boy His Wish

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) -- Upper Peninsula members of the U.S. Army Reserves have helped make one boy's dream come true.
Ten-year-old Ladd Anderson is undergoing treatment for leukemia and has said that one of his dreams is to be a soldier like his big brother.
The Army Reserves teamed up with Make-A-Wish Foundation and made that happen Saturday.
WLUC-TV in Marquette reports that Ladd enlisted, took an oath and helped put together a bridge for an upcoming sailboat race.
Participating soldiers say it was a humbling experience.
Sgt. Travis Bradbury says Ladd is "a role model to everybody."
Bradbury says he's jealous of the boy's strength and desire to serve despite his illness.

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  • by Jenny Location: Jackson on Aug 15, 2012 at 10:17 AM
    Darn, I knew this story would make me cry, and it has. God bless them all.
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