A Texas girl is getting a surprise trip to the Super Bowl this week, two years after being diagnosed with a potentially deadly cancer that is so rare that her doctors had never seen it before.
Eden Green, 11, was surprised with Super Bowl tickets this week while getting a check-up at Texas Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Eden’s family and hospital officials said. The tickets were provided by the hospital’s partner, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, a charity focused on fighting childhood cancer.
“She kept saying, ‘Is it really real?’ She almost wanted to be pinched,” Eden’s mother, Shannon Green, told ABC News on Thursday. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience.”
The trip to the Super Bowl comes about a year after Eden finished treatment for the rare disease.
She was diagnosed in March 2015, when she was just 10. At first she felt a pain in her …