STANTON, Mich. — A tiny white casket was set on top of a Stanton Fire Truck Monday, as the Montcalm County Fireman’s Honor Guard drove the body of 4 year-old Breylon Senn, of Howard City, through town.
Breylon died on Friday, February 15, 2013, after fighting Mitochondrial Disease since he was an infant. The disease attacks the mitochondria of the cells, killing of organs and leaving the victim very weak.
Usually, the fire truck honor is reserved for retired or current firefighters who pass away, but Lt. Brandon Stowell said that because of the circumstances, they extended the honor to Brey; it was his wish.
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Paul BalentineWednesday, February 20, 2013 1:36:40 PMFANTASTIC JOB, FIREFIGHTERS!
Laurie AshtonWednesday, February 20, 2013 4:36:41 PMGood job Firefighters.
Laurie AshtonWednesday, February 20, 2013 4:38:14 PMmy husband was a firefighter but now he has passed away......
Mickey MarianWednesday, February 20, 2013 4:51:27 PMRest in peace little man....another angel has fought the good fight!
Tina Deluca-GussWednesday, February 20, 2013 4:57:46 PMwow that broke my heart. Great job to all those involved in honoring this little boys wishes. prayers go out to the family..
Joseph WarneWednesday, February 20, 2013 6:02:39 PMHe had impact on his community as a child and its our job to honor his wishes. Great job Stanton FD
Don NizinskiWednesday, February 20, 2013 7:25:21 PMNice touch guys!
Pedro Juan TorresWednesday, February 20, 2013 7:42:09 PMFROM THIS FIREMAN IN NJ R.I.P. FIREFIGHTER LET YOUR BROTHER FIREFIGHTERS TAKE OVER THE FIGHT NOW YOU REST WE WILL FIGHT FOR YOU.
Mary MckenzieWednesday, February 20, 2013 8:06:15 PMTHE FAMILY IS IN MY PARYERS.
Mary MckenzieWednesday, February 20, 2013 8:07:31 PMAND OUT TO THE FIRE FIGHTERS TOO FOR HELPING OUT.
Johnny CodyWednesday, February 20, 2013 8:08:43 PMGod bless him.
Richard MartinThursday, February 21, 2013 2:19:26 AMFire Fighters Always honor our Brothers, Young or Old.
Lester BarberThursday, February 21, 2013 4:03:10 AMI am a volunteer fire fighter in Springville pa. it brought tears to my eyes when I seen this story.. and I am very proud to see the fire fighters grant him his wish to go on the fire truck.. good job guys I am so pround.
Lane SolonThursday, February 21, 2013 5:19:34 AMSo proud of my brother Firefighters. Had tears in my eyes not just for this brave little boy and his family but also for the pride I feel being a member of the bravest and the most caring and unselfish group of people on the earth. We truly recognize courage and bravery no matter what the age or situation. I'm sure brave Breylon is happily playing ball with all our Brothers who are watching over us. Career in NJ...
Justin MiketaThursday, February 21, 2013 6:05:44 AMR.I.P Brother
Baden Vol Fire Dept Station 47, Beaver County, PA.
Keith CaseyThursday, February 21, 2013 6:17:58 AMgreat job firefighters for honoring his wish.
Ray VanekThursday, February 21, 2013 7:14:46 AMRIP little Firefighter. Great job brotherhood.
Pam MeehanThursday, February 21, 2013 7:49:08 AMso so sad, but an honour for a beautiful little boy.
Mott DornThursday, February 21, 2013 8:02:33 AMIF this don't bring teirs to you then you do not have a HEART!
Jerry BuckThursday, February 21, 2013 8:30:51 AMI worked with some of these firefighters, GREAT BUNCH OF BROTHERS AND SISTERS.I want to thank ALL of you for this.
George GarvickThursday, February 21, 2013 10:22:31 AMRest in peace my little firefighter, you are in God's hands now.
Ray VanekThursday, February 21, 2013 10:25:18 AMLaurie Ashton, Sorry for your loss. Once a Firefighter ALWAYS a Firefighter.
Randy MalayThursday, February 21, 2013 11:53:08 AMRIP well done firefighters!
Tom KellyThursday, February 21, 2013 2:07:24 PMThis makes me proud to be a firefighter.
Ralph FrascoThursday, February 21, 2013 4:41:41 PMGod Bless this little one! Great job firefighters.
David RobertsThursday, February 21, 2013 7:00:45 PMThanks Brothers
Dan BennisSaturday, February 23, 2013 11:38:27 AMWell done. He deserved this honor