Local disabled kid is surprised by a day with UNC basketball

Has winter weather impacted your Wednesday? We have a video that is guarnateed to warm you up.

A group of North Carolina students heard the story of Anthony, a 12-year old boy from Morganton, N.C. who is currently suffering from Emery-Driefuss muscular dystrophy, and wanted to give him a special day with his favorite basketball player, Tar Heels guard Marcus Paige.

Check out the video below as Anthony is surprised at Suttons -- a Franklin Street staple -- by Paige and Leslie McDonald then taken around the basketball facilities inside the Dean Dome. The day includes meeting Roy Williams, the rest of the basketball team and even sitting on the sideline to watch the Tar Heels' practice.

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Chip Patterson has spent his young career covering college sports from the Old North State. He's been writing and talking about football and basketball for CBS Sports since 2010. You may have heard him... Full Bio

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