Second-grader battling Leukemia sworn in as an honorary police officer


A young boy fighting Leukemia was sworn in as an honorary Front Royal police officer. 

Orion Perry is 8-years-old and was diagnosed with Leukemia on July 1, 2017. His mom says they have about another year and a half to go as they continue to fight Orion’s battle with cancer. His second-grade teacher recently organized a Relay for Life walk with a local #GoldTogether team to honor Orion and make him feel like a superhero for the day. 

“Living in a town like front royal it just makes you feel special, something like this when everyone reaches out. It makes a bad thing much nicer,” said Orion’s father Jeff Perry. 

Orion says he overjoyed and hopes to be a police officer when he grows up. 

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