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Virginia Tech senior to give homecoming crown away

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Monday is the kick off to homecoming week at Virginia Tech and one senior hopes to give his crown away.

Chris Atkins is campaigning to become homecoming king, but not for himself instead a 7-year-old boy fighting leukemia.

Chris is a member of Farm House Fraternity and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society is the non-profit the organization supports, so he found a little Hokie outside of Richmond he wants to give the crown to.

Coming up Tuesday at 6 o'clock, we'll introduce you to Chris and little Nathan Orban and tell you how Chris came up with this idea.

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