MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A special photo shoot was held Monday at Miami International Airport—all in the name of making one little boy’s birthday wish come true.

Six-year-old Tyler Seddon is battling leukemia in Rhode Island for the second time.

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Tyler idolizes police officers and firefighters. So for his 7th birthday, which is on Thursday, his mother asked local “heroes” to send her son birthday cards to give him hope.

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On Monday, police officers, firefighters, and TSA personnel gathered at MIA to help make Tyler’s birthday wish come true.

The group stood in front of a plane, holding a banner wishing the soon-to-be 7-year-old a happy birthday.

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