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Boy, 6, battling rare form of brain cancer has died

Devin Suau

A six-year-old boy from Framingham who captured hearts on social media has lost his battle with cancer.

Devin Suau's mother posted on Facebook that Devin passed away Friday morning.

Devin, who was named Framingham's honorary police chief, was diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric brain cancer in January.

To raise awareness of the disease, his parents started the hash-tag "Why Not Devin."

The boy would have turned seven next week.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh declared his birthday, "Devin Suau Day."

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