Family of Young Cancer Victim Look to Facebook to Fulfill a Dream

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Pittsburgh, PA –  Thirteen year old Eddie Buggs,IV was a standout in his Florida classroom as well as on the football field where he had big dreams of being a star.  But after losing his battle with spine cancer in December, that dream will never be fulfilled. Funeral services for Eddie were held this past weekend in Pittsburgh where he was born.

But Eddie had one other dream that his family is working hard to make come true.  Eddie wanted to be on ESPN.  Now, his family is trying to do just that.  With the help of Facebook they are working hard to get him recognized on ESPN.  Reporter Vince Simms takes a look at the push to make it happen.

The Facebook page “Get Eddie Buggs on ESPN” now has 10,000 likes and counting.