Dream Foundation candidate Felix Vargas visits 49ers
In keeping with head coach Jim Harbaugh’s tradition of finding inspirational people to visit his team, the 49ers entertained cancer patient Felix Vargas on Thursday at the team facility.
The life-long 49ers fan, Richmond resident Vargas, 22, contracted a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma five years ago, and recently received a diagnosis of lung cancer. Vargas applied to the Dream Foundation, an organization that attempts to grant wishes to adults and their families suffering from life-threatening illness.
Vargas paid a visit to his favorite team Thursday and had his Vernon Davis jersey signed by Davis, Frank Gore, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick and Patrick Willis. He also lunched with Harbaugh and broke the team down in a huddle after practice.