And then, Hudson Sands’ smile grew even a little brighter after the Chiefs sent him over some new swag, including a helmet and a pennant.
His mother, Stacey Sands, sent 41 Action News a picture of Hudson with his new gear and a big smile on his face.
Hudson has Stage IV diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. The survival rate for children with DIPG remains low, with an average life expectancy from diagnosis of eight to 11 months.
Hudson is currently in Houston for clinical trials. His mother told 41 Action News that Hudson is doing well and is still full of energy.
In November, his parents told 41 Action News that the trial in Houston could give them a bit of hope.
Read Hudson’s full story here.