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    Wake Held for 7-Year-Old Devin Sau

     

    Funeral services have been announced for 6-year-old Devin Suau, who lost his brave battle with cancer on Friday.
    Visiting hours for Devin will be held at Saint Anselm Church in Sudbury on Monday, October 23, for friends of Devin and children who want to say goodbye from 1-3 p.m., for Devin’s Army and his community from 4-6 p.m., and for Devin’s family from 6-8 p.m.
    There will be a funeral Mass for family and friends on Tuesday, October 24, at 10:00 a.m., also at Saint Anselm Church, with burial following in Edgell Grove Cemetery in Devin's hometown of Framingham.
    The little boy first made headlines with a social media campaign, #WhyNotDevin, raising money and awareness for his rare form of cancer.
    Click here for more, including reaction from public officials and sports teams.

     

    (Published Monday, Oct. 23, 2017)

    Friends and family are gathering to remember Devin Suau, who lost his battle with cancer on Friday.

    The 6 year old inspired the social media campaign #WhyNotDevin, raising money and awareness for his rare form of cancer.

    Devin's wake is today at Saint Anselm Church in Sudbury from 4-6 p.m.

    His funeral service is Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., also at Saint Anselm Church, with burial following in Edgell Grove Cemetery in Devin's hometown of Framingham.

    Funeral Services Announced for Boy Who Inspired #WhyNotDevin

    [NECN] Funeral Services Announced for 6-Year-Old Boy Who Inspired #WhyNotDevin

    Funeral services have been announced for 6-year-old Devin Suau, who lost his brave battle with cancer on Friday. 

    Visiting hours for Devin will be held at Saint Anselm Church in Sudbury on Monday, October 23, for friends of Devin and children who want to say goodbye from 1-3 p.m., for Devin’s Army and his community from 4-6 p.m., and for Devin’s family from 6-8 p.m.

    There will be a funeral Mass for family and friends on Tuesday, October 24, at 10:00 a.m., also at Saint Anselm Church, with burial following in Edgell Grove Cemetery in Devin's hometown of Framingham.

    The little boy first made headlines with a social media campaign, #WhyNotDevin, raising money and awareness for his rare form of cancer.

    Click here for more, including reaction from public officials and sports teams.

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017)

    Many across New England and the nation mourned at the news of Devin's passing on Friday, including New England Patriots star Tom Brady.

    "You know, I've been fortunate to meet a lot of courageous people over the years, and you know, it's a very tough situation," Brady said, getting choked up, while at a press conference. "I hope the family is doing OK."

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who had declared Oct. 27 -- Devin's birthday -- "Devin Suau Day" last month, also joined the chorus of voices mourning his death.

    "Devin captured the hearts of many, including mine," Walsh tweeted. "Keep the people in heaven safe, my friend."

    Devin battled Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer that affects roughly 300 children in the U.S. each year. He was diagnosed earlier this year following an incident where he fell while snowboarding. At first his family thought he was suffering from a concussion, but tests delivered the heartbreaking news that he had an inoperable brain tumor.

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