Tyler Trent Bobbleheads to Aid Fight Against Cancer

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A Purdue University graduate who has gained worldwide attention for his love of the school and his inspirational battle with cancer is being honored in a unique way. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Wisconsin has unveiled a limited edition bobblehead of Tyler Trent which will benefit two cancer charities.

The 20-year-old, who was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer as a teenager, was recently featured in an ESPN story in conjunction with Purdue's football game against Ohio State. The bobbleheads featuring his likeness are officially licensed by Purdue and are being produced along with Trent and his family.

The bobbleheads feature Tyler in a Purdue blazer with the Purdue logo on the side of his head. They are available for pre-order for $30 each plus $8 shipping. The Hall of Fame and Museum will donate $5 from each bobblehead sold to the V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment.

"We were thrilled that Tyler loved the idea for a #TylerStrong bobblehead as much as we did, as we think it’s the perfect way to honor him while also raising funds for cancer research and increasing awareness about cancer," said Phil Sklar, co-founder and chief executive officer of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum. "So many people across the world have been touched by Tyler’s story and we think this bobblehead is the perfect way to celebrate Tyler and everything he stands for!"

The Hall of Fame and Museum says the bobbleheads are expected to arrive in February. You can find more information by clicking here.

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