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Boy’s fight with cancer inspires others

Football coach’s son treated as teammate

Monday, September 27, 2010
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When the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School football team plays its games this season, there is usually a “teammate” with fiery red hair stalking the sidelines. He’s the son of head coach Matt Shell, and — after battling cancer last year — he wasn’t expected to be around for the 2010 season.

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