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10-Year-Old Selling His Baseball Cards To Help Friend With Cancer Has Raised Over $13,000

This kid is half my age and he’s out making the world a better place while I just sit around on my fat ass writing about it. I’m not sure I’ll ever do something this kind in my LIFE, while this kid’s not even a teenager and he’s already a one man charitable army. I’ve got a lot to learn from this little dude right here.

Via Yahoo:

Ben, 7, was diagnosed with leukemia in December 2015, while Landen, 9, was diagnosed Jan. 8, 2016 with glioblastoma — a grade 4 brain tumor. The tumor was removed two days later and MRIs have shown no evidence of a progression, Landen’s mother said.

After Brady learned of his friends’ battle with cancer, he asked his parents if he could sell his baseball cards to help, Kahle said.

The Boys & Girls Club of Chicopee, a youth development agency, allowed Brady to set up a table at its facility. He calls his project “Cards for a Cause.”

Since last year,┬áBrady has sold thousands upon thousands of cards, bobbleheads, signed hockey sticks, autographed baseballs, photos, and original “Cards for a Cause” T-shirts. He even once sold a Mickey Mantle card for $150.┬áBecause of his cause, the trading card company “Upper Deck” inducted Brady into its Heroic Inspirations campaign, and printed a card with his very own face on it.

You can follow this kickass kid on Twitter HERE. And you should, because if I were a betting man (which I am), I’d bet on this kid to continue doing great things for the rest of his life.

Shout out to Brady Kahle. We could all be a little more like you.

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A New Jersey native & Rutgers University graduate who firmly believes it's better to be lucky than good. My goal in life is to one day write a Batman screenplay. You can probably find me somewhere cooking either too little or too much pasta. contact me - eric.italiano@teamcoed.com
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