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A 7-Year Old Boy With Leukemia Named Kelly Melton Was The Real Star Of Kentucky's Spring Game


Kentucky football players had reason to smile after the Blue vs. White scrimmage, but it had nothing to do with what had just happened on the field and everything to do with someone special. 

Kelly Melton is a seven year-old boy who is battling leukemia. Kelly spends too much of his time in the children's hospital - but he has built a relationship with some of the UK football players. 

Kelly has obviously made an impact on Wildcat players - during the game, players were asking for his autograph.

Not only did Kelly get to be on the field for the scrimmage but he was also rewarded the game ball.