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Town in Ontario celebrates Christmas early for 7 year old Evan

Evan Leversage is a 7 year old boy from Canada who's been battling against brain cancer for the past 5 years. Sadly doctors suggested moving Christmas to October because his condition has worsened.

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“The doctor said for us to move Christmas dinner up to mid-October because he most likely wouldn’t make it for Christmas,” his cousin Shelly Wellwood told Canadian press. “We arranged the dinner, but my favourite thing about Christmas is the Christmas lights, and I was sad that Evan would miss that part.”

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When Shelley Wellwood approached neighbours about putting their Christmas lights up a bit earlier in the year for Evan's sake, the idea just snowballed.

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When Shelley Wellwood approached neighbours about putting their Christmas lights up a bit earlier in the year for Evan's sake, the idea just snowballed.

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That was the moment when the whole St. George town decided to take part in the early festive celebrations.

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"The town was just buzzing with joy and excitement," said Brandy King, owner of La Petit Fleur flower shop in St. George. "Lights were lit, carolers were singing and there even sweet girls outside my shop playing the violin for Evan."v

Evan was given the seat of honour during the Santa parade. He even had a police escort and wore an official Ontario Provincial Police coat.

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Evan was given the seat of honour during the Santa parade. He even had a police escort and wore an official Ontario Provincial Police coat.

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Local farmers brought their Clydesdale horses and miniature horses along the parade.

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While hundred took part in the parade, thousands were in attendance at the town’s “Christmas in October” party.

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In all 7,000 turned out to mark Christmas early for the youngster.

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Evan even got to ride in Santa’s sleigh.

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Merry Christmas Evan!

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Merry Christmas Evan!

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