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Reminiscing 9-20
Cole family tackles challenges of Down Syndrome armed with positive attitude
The Cole family are, from left, Zac Cole (dad), Sadler Cole (little brother), Saydee Cole (little sister), Kristin Cole (mom) and Sawyer Cole.
Five-year-old Sawyer Cole stood and walked up to the plate at the T-Ball field more than ready to take his first swing. The little boy with Down Syndrome had been diagnosed with B Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the end of March, a few days after the team’s first practice. He wasn't able to attend any practices or games while undergoing chemo treatment at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.“Finally, he felt like going and batting one time,” recalled Sawyer’s mom, Kristin Cole.