LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The Malone family has had a very long year. Sunday afternoon, they asked family and friends to join them to celebrate the closing of a very difficult chapter by laughing, and dancing, and enjoying each other’s company.
They also donned t-shirts with yellow boxing gloves on them, to honor their miracle fighter. At just two years old, Mason Malone has gone through more than some will in an entire lifetime.
“I was getting ready for work,” mother Fredjane Malone recalled. “He had woke up for a nap, and he was walking around like a noodle. He would keep falling. I took him to the hospital.”
Mason was diagnosed with stage three brain cancer, and the Malone family’s world was turned upside down. His second year on earth would be filled with surgeries, and treatments, and uncertainty. Doctors gave him a 30 percent chance of survival.
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