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WATCH : Roger Federer plays with 10-year old cancer survivor

Siddharth Nair

Roger Federer is privileged to be among a select group of people that are able to influence and inspire millions around the world.

The Swiss legend recently met a 10-year old cancer survivor who had come to see his hero play at the US Open.

Young Marc Krajekian was besides himself when he able to play tennis with the great man. Federer was emotionally touched and wished him the best for his life.

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This is what Federer had to say after meeting his young fan,

“I met Marc, a little boy who has had a rough life so far, but I think making a dream come true for other people is something I’m in a privileged position to be in,” Federer said. “I wanted to make sure he got the full treatment and the best experience possible, I hope he enjoyed himself.”

This is what Marc Krajekian had to say,

“Paul Annacone invited me to play and when we were going on the court I saw Roger Federer and it just made my day, I yelled ‘Oh my god’ at my parents,” Krajekian told the Tennis Channel.

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