Found February 06, 2013 on College Football Section:
PLAYERS: Mack Brown
Nolan Conaway, 14, is a huge Texas Longhorn fan. Nolan lives in Cypress, Texas and painted his bedroom Longhorn white and burnt orange. More importantly Nolan overcame cancer. About a year ago, Nolan was diagnosed with a fast-growing tumor growing outside the left side of his head. Doctors removed a golf-ball sized tumor and a fist-sized chunk of skull from Nolan’s head. After a difficult year and 29 chemotherapy sessions Nolan is celebrating being cancer free. “It’s been a long year for him,” said neurosurgeon Robert Bollo, M.D., with Texas Children’s Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine. “Having his skull taken apart, having to wear a helmet and go through chemotherapy and he’s finally on the other side. So we’re really happy for him.” When KHOU News asked the cancer-free Longhorn fan if he had any advice for his beloved Longhorns, Nolan laughed and answered, “Yes sir. Fire Mack Brown!” Hook ‘em Nolan! The Conaways are now part of a petition at asking the NF

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