Chronically ill 4th-grader recruited by college hockey team

Coleman Walsh, 10, of Walpole, Mass., right, is presented with a team jersey by Babson College men’s ice hockey head coach Jamie Rice, left, during ceremonies held to sign an official letter of intent Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Wellesley, Mass., to induct Walsh to the team. Since birth, Coleman has been fighting Williams syndrome, a developmental disorder that affects numerous parts of the body. The induction was organized by Team IMPACT, a national nonprofit that connects colleges with youngsters dealing with debilitating or life-threatening illness. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


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