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Celtics make 12-year-old's dream come true

Louis Corbett is a huge Celtics fan from the other side of the world. The 12-year-old from New Zealand traveled to Boston to see his favorite NBA team play as part of a wish list of things he wants to see before a degenerative disease takes his eyesight.

Seeing The Celtics

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John Myers March 09 2014 at 9:22 AM

Louis, It is so good that you are taking this head on, meeting it in the middle and getting things planned for the future. Many might just sit back and say what can I do? Being prepared is a big head start, you will have a very good sense of what things look like even though you may end up sightless. Your fingers will be your eyes and through them you will find many things are still beautiful even though you will see them through much different eyes than us.
You have a tremendous amount to see and absorb in the near future, it will be quite an expierence to your young life. Probably bring up tens of thousands of questions but the more you can get now the easier it will be later. Whatever happens, don't let go of the lust for life, hang on to that and you will adjust at an alarming rate to the changes.

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Penny March 08 2014 at 11:39 PM

This story brought tears to my eyes. I want to thank the Celtics for hosting this child and fulfilling his dream. I pray that the many doctors of the world can come up with a cure for this devastating disease. My thoughts and prayers to the brave young man and his family.

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superchargemod March 08 2014 at 10:44 PM

GOD BLESS YOU LOUIS AND TO THE CELTICS NICE JOB

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Steve Oneal March 08 2014 at 10:12 PM

this kid still has a smile on his face,bless him and all the best to him,what a great kid

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Davis C. Hotard March 08 2014 at 10:03 PM

There are good people in this world.

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DOMINIC March 08 2014 at 9:58 PM

When we think we have problems, we need to look at other's such as this boy. I hope God performs a miracle and gives him his eyesight. Please pray for him. Where three or more are gathered in his name he is with them. God bless him and his family.

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Mrs. Erickson March 08 2014 at 9:54 PM

These professional players no matter what team. They care about children and adults in a wonderful way. GOD BLESS THEM, Pray they will find a a cure soon.

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mrcornball March 08 2014 at 10:30 PM

LOUIS CORBETT I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IM PRAYING FOR YOU THAT THEY WILL SUCCEED IN FINDING A CURE FOR THE ILLNESS THAT YOU HAVE ENCOUNTERED
THIS CLIP IS VERY TOUCHING AND I HOPE THAT THIS CLIP LANDS IN THE HANDS OF A DOCTOR AND WILL THINK OF A CURE THAT WILL SAVE THIS KID AND OTHERS OUT THERE IN THE WORLD
LOUIS AGAIN BEST OF LUCK TO YOU

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jpaf March 08 2014 at 8:48 PM

Very touching. During my HS/early College years, I volunteered at a school for the blind. It was very touching and a situation I always hold dear. Even got to meet Helen Keller!!! Sure wish Louis the best, such as it will be, in the years to come.

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bnevrgivup March 08 2014 at 8:39 PM

A massive effort of communications should be fostered each time such cases happen, and a world wide effort at prayer and meditation to lift this affliction from the this young person, should take place. Heartfelt prayer can work, as stated miracles do happen.

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