3-Year-Old Massachusetts Boy Battling Cancer Gets Private Window Concert From Dropkick Murphys

Nick Kangadis | August 23, 2019
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One brave little boy in suburban Boston was given quite a show when an internationally known local band performed a mini concert just for him.

Quinn Waters, a 3-year-old boy from Quincy, Massachusetts, was diagnosed with a Medulloblastoma — a brain tumor on his brain stem — back in February. Following the removal of 95 percent of the tumor and multiple rounds of chemotherapy, according to “The Mighty Quinn” Facebook page, the American Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys showed up to give Quinn a “window visit.”

Because of Quinn’s months of treatments, he is isolated in his home due to a “high risk of infection,” according to the band’s Facebook post of the visit. But that doesn’t stop people from visiting Quinn through his window.

At one point during Quinn’s concert for one, Dropkick Murphys singer Ken Casey wore a plush shark puppet while singing the band’s most famous song, “I’m Shipping Up to Boston.”

Watch below for video of Quinn’s interaction with Dropkick Murphys:

 

Another video on The Mighty Quinn Facebook page showed Quinn trying out his comedic chops on the band.

“Guess what?” Quinn asked before delivering the classic punchline. “Chicken butt.”

“Quinn has a wonderful family and they are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” the band said in their Facebook post.

Keep up the good work and get well soon, Quinn! And watch out for sharks!

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