Michigan coaches, players remember Chad Carr
On what would’ve been Chad Carr’s sixth birthday, coaches and players and alumni sent messages via social media remembering the grandson of a former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr.
Chad lost his battle against Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), tumors found in the base of the brain, on Nov. 23, 2015. He was just five years old.
1o months later, on DIPG Awareness Day, many sent thoughts through Twitter including the hashtags #Chadtough and #DIPG:
Today would have been Chad’s 6th birthday. It’s also DIPG Awareness day in Michigan. Let’s get #DIPG trending! #RT for Chad! pic.twitter.com/anNBAasE14
— ChadTough Foundation (@chadtough) September 26, 2016
Today is #DIPG Awareness Day in Michigan on what would've been Chad's 6th b-day. Help find a cure 4 pediatric brain tumors with @chadtough! pic.twitter.com/RgD9mF3BZt
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) September 26, 2016
Happy Birthday Chad. You are missed little man. #DIPG https://t.co/yEluDXqVvK
— Jake Long (@JakeLong77) September 26, 2016
Today would have been Chad Carr's 6th birthday. Let's keep spreading awareness to find a cure for #DIPG #ChadTough pic.twitter.com/vRB5trZn4y
— John Beilein (@JohnBeilein) September 26, 2016
Chad was the grandson of Lloyd, who coached for 13 seasons at Michigan.