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Cubs grant Markham boy's wish

Cubs grant Markham boy's wish

Fifth-grader Dareon Broadnax, of Markham, was diagnosed with leukemia in May, according to Advocate Health Care. He also has Cubs fever. "I want the Cubs to win it all. They ARE Chicago," he said in a press release from Advocate. While the Cubs hurt their chances of winning it all on Wednesday with a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field, Dareon had a wish granted by being on hand as the team's honorary "bat kid." He was able to visit the dugout, have his picture taken with some players and collect some autographs before the game. "My favorite Cubs players are Chris Coghlan and Anthony Rizzo," Dareon said in the release. Dareon, who...

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