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Eye on the Y: Cougars help 9-year-old cancer victim and his family make the most of the time he has left

At the end of Wednesday’s football practice, the entire team rushed over to 12-year-old Wyatt Page to shower the seventh grader from Eagle Mountain with gifts, including BYU shirts, headwear, tie and tickets to Saturday’s homecoming game against Boise State.

Offensive lineman Ethan Atagi told Wyatt that the team loves him, he’s part of their family and they’ll do anything he ever needs. That moment — having Wyatt hang out with the team and become part of the team — will be a memory that will be hard to top for the Page family.

Every week, a “hero” — usually a child — who is overcoming significant challenges is selected through the True Blue Heroes program.