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Murfreesboro boy fighting cancer gets visit from SWAT team

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A little boy fighting for his life is back home in Murfreesboro, and the community is rallying around him in an unexpected and touching way.

Kobe Lowe has a rare form of cancer, and his parents say the side effects of chemotherapy were so horrible it wasn't worth it. They are now trying to heal him with a healthy regimen.

And when neighbors heard 11-year-old Kobe was no longer going on a Make-A-Wish trip, they asked what they can do for Kobe and make him feel special.

As he battles now on Peachtree Street, a remarkable thing has happened. Everyone is trying to do something nice for Kobe.

"We don't even ask. We don't even say anything. It's just, people know and they set things up for him. He's just enjoyed the past couple days of fun things," said mother Brandy Herman.

On Monday, members of the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office SWAT team visited Kobe, letting him ride in their armored truck and talking with him about their brave job.

Over the weekend, he had visits from firefighters, circus performers and members of his church family.

Kobe is all boy, and seeing these strong men make a big deal over him is priceless.

"For Kobe, it's much better than going to Disney, because those are the things he loves. He loves cops and firefighters, and he thinks that's the coolest thing," Herman said. "It's been amazing. You never know how good people are until you're in a position where things aren't so good and people really show up."

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