Favre's special visit to terminally ill boy

By KBJR News 1

December 23, 2010 Updated Dec 24, 2010 at 9:30 PM CST

Oconomowoc, WI (Northlands NewsCenter) - Last week, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre and his wife Deanna visited a terminally ill Wisconsin boy. According to a report by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, 5-year old Anderson Butzine has a tumor at the base of his brain and writes his number 4 backwards. According to a video posted on youtube.com, the Favre's visited Butzine at his home in Oconomowoc, WI.

On Monday night, Favre had a towel with a backwards number 4 in tribute to the young man. Favre completed 5 of 7 passes for 63 yards with one touchdown and one interception. He left the game in the second quarter after suffering a concussion.

To see the video of Favre's visit, click here.

Posted by Joe Dufek
jdufek@northlandsnewscenter.com

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