One child's prized pig raises money for another child fighting cancer

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Tiny cancer survivor Keegan Cowell Lyons loves to imagine he's Superman and the day he's cancer free.

The 5-year-old has leukemia and is undergoing treatment at UCSF; much of it in isolation.

It's been a long, scary, road for the little boy from Livermore, diagnosed when he was just 21-months old.

The community has rallied behind Keegan and his family throughout his cancer fight, but what happened earlier this month, left the family speechless. 

A 12 year old boy came up with the idea to raise a pig and auction it off at the Alameda County Fair, with the proceeds going to the family to help with mounting medical bills.

The 270 pound pig was named "Courage."

When the donated animal hit the auction block, the bidding soared.

50 dollars a pound, 100 dollars a pound, 200 - before topping out at $400-dollars a pound!

The crowd was on its feet, cheering, clapping and crying.

Rita and Mike Garner, the owners of American Truck and Trailer in Tracy, paid $108,000 for Courage.

The auctioneer then asked those in crowd for donations and an additional $50,000 poured in.

For a family amidst such worry and fear, this generous gesture gave them hope.

Keegan's mom said they were amazed and never thought people would be so generous.

While Keegan has a long way to go, with so much support, his aunt told us she believe's he'll make it.