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Last Mother's Day, Shae McCord, then 7, had a headache that resulted in a trip to the hospital. After seeing a series of doctors she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and immediately underwent surgery lasting 13 hours. McCord underwent chemotherapy and radiation at the same time in a test program. Now she is regaining strength and active with a Spanish immersion program at her school, swimming and Girl Scouts.

“In our instance, we’re lucky, we’re one of the few,” Shae's mother, Tara, said. “We got closer. You appreciate every day.”

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