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Remembering Griffin Bohan

Blackhawks #1 Fan Loses His Fight with Cancer



    On December 14th, we brought you the story of Griffin Bohan, a young boy who's dying wish was to meet a Chicago Blackhawk.

    Griffin was lucky enough to meet Blackhawk CenterJake Dowell. But, on New Years Day, this brave 6-year-old lost his year-long battle to Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a rare brain tumor that typically claims its victims within 9 months.
    Griffin earned his wings at 5:15CT on 1/1/11. And, was surrounded by his parents and two siblings.
    If you'd like to help the Bohan family, there are several options.
    The Bohan Family
    PO Box 3073
    Check or money order payable to "Friends For Griffin" toNorth Shore Community Bank & Trust
    4343 W. Peterson
    Chicago, IL 60646

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    Griffin Bohan was a young, vibrant boy until cancer ravaged his body.
    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010)