DuBois, PA – Next week, a boy from DuBois who is battling cancer will be making the trip of a lifetime to a place where he was born but doesn’t remember: Hawaii.

13-year-old Maddox Hyde has been fighting neuroblastoma since he was 6, and he says it’s his dream to visit the island and make some memories with his family.

They’ll make it to Hawaii on Tuesday. Maddox and his family plan on going scuba diving, swimming, luaus, eating Hawaiian food, and going to the Marine base where his family lived when he was a baby.

The DuBois Humanitarian Riders Club visited Maddox’s house yesterday to give him some extra cash for the trip. They even took him on a motorcycle ride and made him an honorary member of the club, complete with a patch to sew onto a biker jacket.

We’ll continue following this story as Jamie’s Dream Team, a group that raises money to help send children with medical issues on trips, presents Maddox and his family with their plane tickets and itinerary for their journey at school on Friday.

Video of Maddox becoming an honorary member of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders

DuBois Humanitarian Riders Facebook page

Friends of Maddox Facebook page

DuBois Humanitarian Riders at Hyde house

The DuBois Humanitarian Riders come to Maddox Hyde’s house to present the check

DuBois Humanitarian Riders at Hyde house

The DuBois Humanitarian Riders come to Maddox Hyde’s house to present the check

Maddox Hyde and family

13-year-old Maddox Hyde and his family on one of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders’ motorcycles

Maddox Hyde with DuBois Humanitarian Riders

13-year-old Maddox Hyde became an honorary member of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders

Maddox Hyde with DuBois Humanitarian Riders

13-year-old Maddox Hyde became an honorary member of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders

Maddox Hyde with DuBois Humanitarian Riders

13-year-old Maddox Hyde became an honorary member of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders

Maddox Hyde motorcycle ride

Maddox Hyde gets ready to go on a short ride with the DuBois Humanitarian Riders

Maddox Hyde riding motorcycle

Maddox Hyde riding down his road on the back of one of the DuBois Humanitarian Riders’ motorcycles

 


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