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On the Zello ‘convoy to Ottawa’ radio, many are telling the story of a terminally ill 12-year-old boy who has raised donations is cheering on the convoy.

The story goes Jayden, from Toronto, has collected over thousands of gift cards from local vendors and friends for the trucker convoy against COVID-19 mandates.

Radio members were saying he was on the phone with McDonald’s all Thursday morning, who agreed to donate hot chocolate to the truckers coming through Toronto.

The boy’s medical condition requires him to be on oxygen and it’s hard for him to be out in cold temperatures.

Apparently, his doctor and nurse heard about Jayden’s passion for the convoy and have arranged to join him in a provided ambulance to take him to Ottawa to be a part of the protest.

Jayden’s doctors said he may not make it to his 13th birthday in February, according to the radio members.

Pictures were up online of Jayden cheering on the truckers, but his mom requested they be removed to keep his identity private.

Ewa Sudyk is a reporter with the Western Standard

Reporter (Alberta)

Ewa Sudyk is an Alberta Reporter for the Western Standard and Alberta Report based in the Calgary Headquarters, and the Finance & Administration Manager for Western Standard New Media Corp.

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