Inspirational Massachusetts boy loses battle with cancer

(WTNH)–A Massachusetts boy who captured hearts on social media has lost his battle with cancer. Six-year-old Devin Suau’s mother posted on Facebook that Devin had passed away on Friday.

Devin was diagnosed earlier this year with a rare form of pediatric brain cancer. To raise awareness for the disease, his parents started the hashtag “Why Not Devin,” which was used on Facebook and Twitter.


Devni would have turned seven a week from Friday, which Boston mayor Marty Walsh has now declared “Devin Suau Day.”

Several ____ expressed their sorrow over Devin’s passing, including the New England Patriots and Boston Celtics:



Patriots quarterback Tom Brady even expressed his condolences:


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