Chicago boy battling leukemia becomes honorary CPD baseball team member, granted Disney World trip

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Sunday, April 21, 2024
Chicago boy battling cancer becomes honorary CPD baseball team member
Chicago boy Jonathan Alejandres, who is battling Leukemia, became an honorary CPD Knights baseball team member and was granted a Disney World trip.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It was a big day Saturday for a 10-year old Chicago boy battling leukemia.

Jonathan Alejandres was made an honorary member of the Chicago Police Department's baseball team.

The CPD Knights teamed up with Make-A-Wish Illinois to celebrate Alejandres, who recently underwent a successful bone marrow transplant.

Alejandres loves baseball, so the Knights gave him a team jersey, a hat, and made a big announcement that he's going on a trip to Disney World.

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The Chicago Police Department soccer team was also on hand at the event to give Alejandres a soccer ball and some other gear.