Fraternity honors young cancer patient for the holidays

- Twelve-year-old Lexi Brown is battling cancer, and she recently spent time at the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA in California.

The hospital does back up to the University of California Los Angeles campus, and Greek fraternity and sorority houses.

One day to have fun, and pass the time, Lexi and her mother decided to post an invitation in the window of her hospital room asking for a pizza delivery. They didn't expect what happened next.

The UCLA chapter of SAE saw her sign from their fraternity house across the street and paid her visit, bringing pizza, flowers and music with them.

According to local media reports, Lexi's visits from the UCLA fraternity became more frequent. The students played cards with her, brought her toys, or just hung around to talk.

When the holidays rolled around this year, the fraternity brothers remembered that Lexi could see their fraternity house from her window, so they did something special.

The Christmas lights lit up 'LEXI' in bright purple letters--Lexi's favorite color.

Lexi is since back home continuing her battle with cancer, but the fraternity plans to keep the lights glowing in her honor for the remainder of the holiday season.


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