SAN JOSE, Calif. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made one grieving mother happy after fulfilling one of her late son’s bucket list items.
Scot Sieczko’s mother, Trae Sieczko, wrote a letter to the Panthers saying he was a “HUGE Cam Newton fan since his days playing at Auburn and was a Panthers fan for that same reason.”
Sieczko was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma, also known as RMS, in June, 2012. He entered a 54-week trial program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and was declared cancer-free in November, 2013, only to relapse one month later.
Trae lives just over a mile from Levi’s Stadium in the Santa Clara area where the Panthers will play in Super Bowl 50 Sunday night.
In a Facebook post Monday night, Trae thanked Newton and the Panthers and said it was a dream come true for her to honor her late son like this.
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