Updated: Saturday, 28 Jul 2012, 6:44 AM EDT
Published : Saturday, 28 Jul 2012, 6:41 AM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A wish is granted for a Zionsville teenager faced with the toughest battle of his life, cancer. Make-A-Wish took the teen's request of a man cave and took it to the next level.
14 year old Logan McGovern asked for a man cave and that's exactly what he got. “This is amazing,” Logan McGovern giggled. The man cave is equipped with 4 TVs, 4 Xboxes all the electronics a teenage boy would ever want. The equipment was donated by Klipsch, the furniture by Direct Buy and the materials by Home Depot. “It's a happy day; I mean I kind of teared up thinking about it. Watching it all happen,” says Eileen McGovern.
Logan is in stage 3. He's battling a rare form of cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma, which is cancer of the muscles. He's had several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation. Seeing a smile on her son's face is all Eileen McGovern can hope for right now. “He's doing very well. He's doing good now, it's been rough though. ”
This is the second time cancer has hit the McGovern household. Eileen's first child died from Leukemia 15 year ago. Now she has to watch her son battle the same disease. “You don't get much from what he's had to go through so seeing him sit back and relax and play games with his friends is really good,” explains Eileen.
Now Logan has his happy place, his family garage all thanks to the tears, sweat and love of 50 volunteers. Walter Maxson from Maxson Remodeling was happy to donate his time to help the transformation. “Really special, he's an outstanding young man he's had a tough time and he had a sister who already passed away from leukemia so the family has had difficulties and it's a real encouragement to them,” says Walter Maxson.
Logan will go through his last round of chemotherapy next month. He will enter High School in the fall.