Tyler Seddon doesn't turn 7 years old until next week, but he's been getting a lot of early happy birthday wishes from police and fire departments around the country.

The boy, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia for the second time, told his mom he wants to receive cards from his favorite heroes: police and fire fighters.

Thursday, the Margate and Longport police added their greetings for Tyler, posing for a picture that will be sent with a card to the young Rhode Island boy. Several other South Jersey police departments have joined first responders from around the country sending pictures to the boy.

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A Facebook page has been set up to follow Tyler's progress as he is undergoes chemotherapy and doctors search for a bone marrow donor.

Tyler Seddon turns 7 on Thursday, March 6th.Birthday cards can be sent to 96 Main Street, Pascoag, RI., 02859