Cancer soldier, 13, is welcomed to the Union Army’s 125th Regiment

“His friend saved his life,” said Liam’s father, Matt Flaherty. “He had a tumor on his thyroid. They did a needle biopsy, then a surgical biopsy.”  The family got a respite from their worries on Saturday. Two women from the Make-A-Wish Foundation had come to the Flahertys’ Altamont home to talk to Liam and see what his interests are.

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