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Students step up for boy with cancer

 

September 25, 2019

THE CHEERING SECTION at the Sept. 11 Sweet Home volleyball match against Woodburn is dominated by students decked out in orange in support of 4-year-old Noah Holman, who's battling leukemia.

Sweet Home's Sept. 11 volleyball game against Woodburn was more than just an athletic event.

The players all wore custom-made tie-dyed orange socks and the student cheering section was decked out in bright orange.

All in support of a 4-year-old boy, Noah Holman, who is undergoing treatments for leukemia.

The support was generated by a group of students, led by senior Katen Edwards, who said she's known Noah since he was a month old. He's the cousin of the Kurtz family, with whom Edwards lives, she said.

Noah is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer, for...



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