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Colton Dean, Still Spreading Joy With Last Wishes
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 28, 2012 @ 8:29PM
Created on October 27, 2012 @ 8:05PM

For the past couple of years, we've been sharing the story of Colton Dean with you.  He was the 11-year-old boy who passed away from bone cancer.  But his last wishes for other kids still have people talking.  The second Ride for Colton was held on Saturday, where those wishes were being fulfilled.

Before Colton passed, he asked that snuggies be given to all of the kids in the hospital where he was staying, because he didn't want them to be cold.  The Moose Riders Group gave out stuffed animals and snuggies to kids at Stonewall Jackson Hospital Saturday. 

Members of the Riders Group are involved with numerous other children's charities, but they said that Colton held a special place in their hearts.

Robert Taylor, the President of the Moose Rider's Group said, "He captured out hearts like no other young child has. Which, we had helped many out before him, but there was just something about Colton. He was strong. He was powerful. He had a big heart. He cared about other people. And it really struck home with us."

 Colton's parents were also there.
 
"He was very lively. He just, you know, never thought about himself much. Just always wanted everyone else to be happy, said Lori Dean, Colton's mom.
 
Now Colton's selfless reputation is spreading, as a sister Rider Group in Maryland also rode their motorcycles and gave out stuffed animals to a local hospital in their community.  All in Colton's honor.

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