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Army dream comes true for 10-year-old with cancer

Posted at 3:04 PM, Dec 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-21 15:04:51-05

A 10-year-old boy with terminal cancer was granted his life-long wish this week after he became a U.S. soldier.

Khalil Quarles, from Baltimore, had longed to enlist in the U.S. army for years before an aggressive form of soft tissue cancer attacked his leg and spread to his lungs in 2011.