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We’ve seen young cancer patients on the college sports scene before – like Jack Hoffman, the 7-year old who ran for a 69-yard touchdown during Nebraska’s spring football game, and Lacey Holsworth, who is best friends with Michigan State’s Adreian Payne. But we haven’t seen a kid beat an entire university himself — until now.
Grant Reed is 12-years old and has been battling a brain tumor since 2011. Since his parents are both alumni of Ohio State, so Grant appropriately nicknamed his tumor “Michigan”. As reported by NBC4 out of Columbus, Ohio — Grant officially beat Michigan last Friday.
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I’m sure this is the one time Wolverine fans can be excited about being defeated by Ohio State fans.
[NBC4 via SB Nation]
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The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry runs deep, so deep in fact that one 12-year-old Buckeye fan even named his cancer after Big Blue.
Grant Reed, 12, of Bellville, Ohio, was diagnosed with a brain tumor two years ago and took to calling the cancerous tumor “Michigan,” according to NBC4 in Columbus. Last week, after two years and countless chemotherapy treatments, Reed beat the figurative...
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