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In 2015, Kane was like any other kid. He played cricket and tennis for his hometown of Grafton. He also had a great group of tight-knit friends and loved WWE wrestling.
"Kane was polite and well mannered. He loved his family, and everyone loved Kane. He was beautiful and fun-loving," Kane’s mum, Natalie says.
The only child of Natalie and Rick, Kane, although usually quiet, polite and well-mannered, also had a cheeky side to him.
"He could be a funny kid sometimes, always playing jokes on us. He loved teasing his nan, stealing her Buddhas and running away with them, laughing his head off," Natalie reflects.
Kane was also a really great cook, with a sweet tooth especially for pink, "not-chocolate", iced donuts.
But then something changed.
Kane became progressively unwell and after "quite a few wrong diagnoses", Natalie and Rick were eventually told that Kane may have lymphoma.
Flown to Brisbane the following day, Kane underwent a series of tests to determine a diagnosis.