HARTFORD, Conn. — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal met with a childhood Leukemia survivor Tuesday to present the high school graduate with his diploma just 10 years after helping the family during a shortage of the chemotherapy drug.
Christian Kosovic was only in second grade when he was in need of life-saving chemotherapy.
The Kosovic family contacted Sen. Blumenthal when the company producing methotrexate, the drug used to treat children's Leukemia and other cancers, announced they were closing their factories.
Blumenthal contacted the company to keep producing the drug and weeks later Kosovic was able to resume treatment and beat cancer.
Kosovic will be attending Middlesex Community College after graduation.
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