Teams rally behind stricken boy

first_imgLA MIRADA – Exactly two weeks ago Monday, 5-year-old Noah Dowell was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Less than 24-hours later, it was removed at CHOC Hospital in Orange. And this weekend, his teammates and the entire La Mirada Baseball Association showed their support for Noah by donning the number one on the left sleeves of their uniforms, the same number Noah wore on his. “My heart is just overflowing,” his mom, Mary Dowell, said Monday. “So many people care about my son.” Dowell, who came to Los Coyote Athletic Field to see her two other sons – 4-year-old Brady and 9-year-old Austyn – play ball Saturday, said she was unaware until that same day that all the teams would be honoring Noah. “I cannot put into words how I felt,” she said. For more on this story, pick up tomorrow’s Whittier Daily News. 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more