HOUSTON, Texas -- Ryan Roberson, Jr. is just 14 years old and battling a rare form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma.
Ryan's family isn't sure if he'll make it through the end of the year, but they say that doesn't stop him from having a positive attitude.
"He is a very happy kid," said his mom, Robin Wilson. "He wants everybody to be happy."
Ryan's favorite holiday is Christmas, so family members organized a Christmas event to make sure he would get to enjoy his favorite celebration in 2020.
Update on Dec. 10, 2020:
Sadly, Ryan passed away last week after his battle with osteosarcoma.
His family is starting a non-profit in his honor. Since he was a big "Star Wars" fan, the organization will be known as Ryan's Rebel Alliance.
Community celebrates Christmas in October for 14-year-old with rare form of bone cancer