staff, October 31, 2015

Since 2009, 13 of the toughest patients at the Iowa Children's Hospital have participated in Iowa's Kid Captain program.

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Each young fan is treated to a unique Iowa football experience, and last year, Lincoln Ortman, 5, was first in line.

Ortman, who was born with a hemangioma and diagnosed with PELVIS syndrome, a congenital condition, just so happens to be the nephew of Iowa freshman walk-on defensive back Isaiah Kramme.

Watch the full feature in the video above or the tweet below.