Diddy visits cancer patient

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals “I was just so choked up – she was so excited,” Ava Keen said. Evert’s annual event has raised more than $13 million to fight drug abuse and help neglected and abused children in south Florida. Comedian Jon Lovitz, supermodel Frederique Van Der Wal, tennis star Sebastien Grosjean, NBC news anchor Stone Phillips, singer Michael W. Smith and actor Alan Thicke also attended the event. – Associated Press Sean “Diddy” Combs made a surprise visit to Chris Evert’s charity tennis tournament in Delray Beach, Fla., to meet a teenage cancer patient. For Chalon Keen, 17, of Sunrise, who has been fighting for two years a cancer that creates tumors in her muscle cells, Saturday’s visit was a dream come true. Chalon, a patient at the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital at Broward General Medical Center, met Combs through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ava Keen, Chalon’s mother, said her daughter cried the whole time. The meeting lifted the teen’s spirits as she and her family prepared to travel to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota to undergo tests for a possible bone marrow transplant. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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