Late 5-year-old’s parents push to protect Obamacare

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — In the fall of 2016, tragedy struck the Ruddy family. Tom and Amanda Ruddy‘s 5-year-old son, Tommy, was diagnosed with a rare, inoperable form of brain cancer. After a hard-fought battle, little Tommy ‘gained his angel wings,’ dying on Nov. 3. “We never thought this would happen. It can happen to … Read More

Hudsonville boy with brain cancer gains ‘angel wings’

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A 5-year-old boy whose bravery in battling cancer united the Hudsonville community has died. A Facebook page dedicated Tommy Ruddy of Hudsonville announced Thursday that he had passed away. “Tommy gained his angel wings today at 12:06am in his home surrounded by love and family. He fought so brave and … Read More

Hudsonville boy dies after fight with brain tumor

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. – A young boy profiled in September for his fight against a brain tumor has died. Tommy Ruddy died just after midnight according to the Team Tommy Army Strong Facebook page. Tommy was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or DIPG in August. It’s an incurable and aggressive type of tumor brought to … Read More

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