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Conner's Journey

 Hero of the Week

⭐️ Conner ⭐️

Aidan dedicated the first playoff game against the Rams to this special guy, Connor. He is a shining star. Before Lions games, he makes predictions about how many sacks Aidan will get… he’s even predicted Aidan will get a touchdown! During a press conference, Aidan said Conner is his good luck charm.

Conner's story:

Conner has been an inspiration to our whole family and everyone around him. Conner was born at just 25 weeks, weighed 1lb 9oz and ended up being in the NICU for the first 229 days of his life. Just a month after being born Conner developed Necrotizing Enterocolitis which is a disease that can kill off your intestinal tract. During this time Conner consistently fought for his life. Being a micro preemie and so small the odds were against him. After 3 surgeries Conner had lost more than half of his intestines and fought and won against all odds. Due to all the complications Conner had with his surgeries he developed some brain damage along the way. Then came the Cerebral Palsy diagnosis and developmental delay diagnosis, which was absolutely devastating.

Since his diagnosis Conner has gone through several other surgeries from complications of Cerebral Palsy which also led to long hospital stays. Through all this Conner has always had a smile on his face. Conner is one of the happiest kids you will ever meet. Regardless of his special needs Conner will brighten your day with just his smile. We have been told countless times on how his smile helps get people through a rough day.


Conner doesn’t let Cerebral Palsy stop him, he is a HUGE Detroit sports fan. So much of a sports fan that he wanted to play a sport. Through Gods good graces we found an adaptable sport called sled hockey and have made some amazing connections along the way. Hockey might be his sport he can play but he doesn’t miss watching a Lions game to cheer on his favorite player, HUTCH!


Conner spent many holidays in the hospital. His first Christmas fighting for his life he was gifted a pair of pajamas. Since then, for the last 7 years Conner has held a pajama drive. He collect warm cozy pajamas around Christmas time, and delivers them to local hospitals so all kids can have pajamas for Christmas as he did himself.
You only have to meet Conner and you will understand that his smile will change the world. God has put Conner here to teach us all a lesson about overcoming our challenges.
He hopes one day to meet Hutch himself. 😊
Conner is an inspiration to all of us here at the House of Hutch. Proceeds from the purchases on our marketplace will go directly to our heroes!
Love & Light,
Team Hutch
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