A Local Biker Gang Made Sure An 11-Year-Old Boy With Brain Cancer Had The Best Birthday Ever

This story is so heartwarming that it’s actually hard to get through.

1. This is Gage Driskell. He’s been battling cancer for a long time. On Monday — his 11th birthday — he asked his dad, Jake, if he could go on motorcycle ride.

2. Idaho biker hero and community organizer Dwight Murphy decided that just one birthday motorcycle ride wasn’t enough for a kid like Gage.

Dwight Murphy


My prayers today are for Jake & Gage Driskell. May the man above give new hope for Gage & family in Colorado

4. So Murphy enlisted the help of almost 80 bikers to come make sure Gage had one heck of a birthday.

5. The Treasure Valley bikers gave Gage his own totally awesome leather biker vest.

6. And then rode Gage, IN A SIDECAR, to his birthday party.

7. Look at that sidecar.

8. According to Gage’s father, Gage has hundreds of tumors along his spine and in his brain.

9. Gage is currently in treatment in Denver, but from the looks of it, his birthday isn’t something he’ll soon forget.

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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