Billerica High Cell-out to Help Boy with Leukemia Worthy of a Standing ‘O’

April 18, 2014

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Members of the Billerica High School hockey team are giving up their cell phones for 30 days to raise money in support of a teammate with leukemia being treated at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, the Lowell Sun reports.It will be a huge challenge, students told the paper, but it's all for a great cause, raising money for Billerica 12-year-old Ian Cadden, who is battling leukemia. "This is awesome, really special," said Ian, watching students place their phones in sealed plastic bags and hand them over to Billerica police officers for storage in their evidence locker. "It means a lot, really cool."

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