"He went to school and he wanted to wear his hat at school," Jamie said. "When he got there and saw the other kids had shaved their heads, he didn't wear his hat. He said, 'I felt like they shaved their heads, so why should I have a hat on?'"
Jamie and Ellen were touched by the gesture of a handful of James' classmates and said it meant more to him than the boys could ever know. Two of those children were Charlie and Sam Hoiberg, the 8-year old twin sons of ISU men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg.