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(SOC) That 'Hel-LO-va' Story Keeps Getting Better

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  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    That 'Hel-LO-va' Story Keeps Getting Better
    UF soccer player Lauren Evans was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia last December, but four months of chemotherapy have her in a "deep remission," her father said.
    Chris Harry UF Senior Writer

    Lauren Evans told us. Becky Burleigh told us. The Florida soccer team told us. Hers, they all said, was going to be a "hel-LO-va" story.

    Lo, a freshman on the UF soccer team last season, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive and lethal form of cancer last November. Doctors were encouraged they found the disease early enough for treatment to make an impact. In December, she began the first of four debilitating chemotherapy cycles — 30 to 35 days on, three to four days off, repeat — that ended in late-April, with the patient leaving the hospital after more than four months.

    "It's gone. They feel like they got it," said Jerome Evans, father of this amazing and strong young lady who goes by the nickname of "Lo."

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    Dad Jerome was a heck of a fullback for the gators too
    Nice story
     
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  3. gatorjjh

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    thought about you Monday night we had another good group of Gators up there on rows 10 & 11 you would have fit right in.
     
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    Wish i could have been there
     
  5. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    me too, turned out the the woman who usually sit to my right, right in front of where you were is the sister of the woman softball coach you talked to and is a softball player herself, also coaches in cent fl, knows Bobby & the Brewer clan as well , @Matherly87 was right behind me quite a group to watch the spectacular game
     
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    Always make it more fun when you know the person in front of you. That way when your team hits a walk off HR to Omaha you can beat the living daylights of the poor fellas back in front of you. Sorry about that John! I was just trying not to fall on you. Great memories my friend.
     
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