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October 30, 2013

Boy, 13, with terminal cancer gets dying wish as town rallies to bring early Christmas

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — Devin Kohlman is a special kid. 

And the entire city of Port Clinton knows it. They're going all out for him — creating a Christmas-Halloween holiday extravaganza in his honor.  Because there's a chance he won't be here when the real thing rolls around. 

Devin's a fighter. He's been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for over a year. His family just learned the chemotherapy isn't working. Doctors say he doesn't have months. He has weeks.  "We want Devin to have the best Christmas that he's ever had," said Alexis Kohlman, Devin's mother. "And we want to make sure that he has Christmas."

Full story: An early Christmas, a boy with cancer, and the town who loves him News, Weather