Woodlands Christmas tree lighting kicks off with special 2-year-old guest

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – A big crowd was out in the Woodlands, ready to kick off the holiday season. It was all part of the “Luxury of Lights” in Market Street’s Central Park. But this year, a special guest was chosen at the Lighting Luminary, you know the person who lights up the 70-foot Christmas tree.

Dylan Rivera had the honor. At just 2 years old, he’s battling one of the toughest battles of his life. He has brain cancer. That’s why the moment of the lighting was a special one for he and his family. In fact, Dylan is the youngest person ever chosen to light the tree. A big task for a little guy, but nothing he couldn’t handle.