12-Year-Old Ohio State Fan Names His Brain Tumor ‘Michigan’

by Greg Pollowitz

And, as expected, Michigan is getting its butt kicked:

A young Ohio State fan has won the fight of his life against cancer and is celebrating at the expense of heated rival Michigan for good measure.

Twelve-year-old Grant Reed, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011, named his tumor “Michigan” to motivate him for the long, scary battle ahead.

After completing his final round of chemotherapy last week, Reed could finally claim victory.

Doctors and faculty at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio marked the occasion with a traditional bell-ringing ceremony that symbolizes renewed life.

When Grant was asked why he named his tumor Michigan, he replied, “Because Michigan sucks.” I love this kid.

The rest of the story here.

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