FOXBORO, Mass. (WHDH) — The Patriots made dreams a reality Thursday, for several young people battling cancer. Families from across New England visited Gillette Stadium for the "dream camp" experience.

Families were given a behind-the-scenes look at training camp and were even able to meet their favorite players.

“It’s really fun and cool, makes us feel special,” said Jen Fox.

“To invite patients and their families, a day out of the hospital, day out of the clinic, I was there. I was in that hospital bed and those walls close in on you. To come out here with spend day with your family and friends, see your favorite team, it goes a long way,” said former Patriots player Joe Andruzzi.

Families also got to spend time, with Joe Andruzzi, a three-time New England Patriots Super Bowl Champion, whose foundation helped put on the event.

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