Rizzo Surprises 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient With New Photo, Signed Jersey

Cancer patient Abby Schrage is spending weeks in the hospital with her family and favorite things by her side.

When the 12-year-old's prized autographed photo of Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went missing Friday, hospital staff reached out to the his cancer foundation for a replacement.

Rizzo came through, not just with another signed photo, but with a signed jersey as well.

"This shows us so many people that care about us," Jill, Abby's mom, said.

On Facebook messenger, Jill told NBC 5 Abby is amazed with the surprise gift bestowed on her this afternoon.

Wednesday she swallowed her first pill and was approved to take pureed food instead of IV's.

Jill says they're on the tail end of this battle, and hope to be home well before Abby turns 13 in December.

A radio station gave Abby tickets to the home opener next season.

You already know what Abby will be wearing and who she'll be cheering for.

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