Earlier today, Pope met parents of Wisconsin student, 19, found dead in Tiber; homeless man implicated for murder. pic.twitter.com/dM1meaLv77— Rocco Palmo (@roccopalmo) July 6, 2016
He was the luckiest kid in the world.continue at JS
That's how the family of Beau Solomon felt just over a decade ago, when the young boy from Spring Green got to meet legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre through the Make-A-Wish program.
Solomon went on to survive a 10-year battle with a rare form of cancer, and became a leader on and off the football field. He graduated with high honors from River Valley High School while playing three sports all four years, and was involved in student council and other activities.