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Super Bowl wish granted for Farmington Hills boy

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Kevin's all smiles when it comes to Seahawks football. Kevin's all smiles when it comes to Seahawks football.
Kevin and his mom during their trip to Seattle in June. Kevin and his mom during their trip to Seattle in June.

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WJBK) -- Kevin Lee is one win away from seeing his Super Bowl prediction come true.

The 12-year-old from Farmington Hills, and Seattle Seahawks fan, was born with a rare condition which prevents his heart from supplying oxygenated blood to the lungs. Kevin has overcome four open-heart surgeries, and as a result, can't play contact like other kids his age.

It was over the summer when his mother, Dawn Lee, contacted the Make-A-Wish foundation and they helped make his dream come true: to play football with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Lee and his family flew to Seattle where Kevin played catch with Wilson, met the players and even signed a five-year contract with the team. It was there that Kevin made his prediction -- a Super Bowl win. He even went so far as to write 'there will be a Super Bowl' on thank you cards he wrote to the team.

"That's what I think got them there, truthfully. I think it was my line."

Now, Kevin and his mom will be at MetLife Stadium Sunday to cheer on the Seahawks, thanks to the Suquamish Tribe, a Native American tribe based in the Seattle area.

Kevin's final score prediction? "Thirty-four, 33, Seattle."

Regardless of who wins, this is one kid we're all rooting for.

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