Clayton 7-year-old battling leukemia signs with UNC wrestling team

7-year-old Mason Fannin signs with the UNC Wrestling team (Photo: Joe Mazur Twitter)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) — A very unique signing day on the North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill and for a great cause.

A youngster from Clayton, who’s battling leukemia, put pen to paper joining the Tar Heels wrestling program.

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With a short ceremony 7-year-old Mason Fannin added dozens of folks to his support staff and now they are ready to cheer for each other.

Through a non-profit organization called TEAM IMPACT, Mason will attend practices in Chapel Hill, go to meets, team dinners and other events just like the wrestlers on the roster.

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