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Michigan Boy Gets Special Birthday Surprise

Michigan Boy Gets Special Birthday Surprise
Posted March 19th, 2014 @ 5:45pm by KFBK News

A Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends is getting a new gig: professional hockey player.

The Richland boy and his family were surprised by players, coaches and representatives of the Kalamazoo Wings at a restaurant.

The team presented the boy with a one-day contract that will allow him to join the Wings for their home game Sunday.

He has a condition similar to Asperger's syndrome that makes it difficult to relate to peers.

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