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Police and Lorain County 911 released the 911 call from the manager of a Oberlin-Elyria Road landfill after some employees saw a body in the trash. That body was later identified as 22-year old Cory Barron. InMore >>
Police and Lorain County 911 released the 911 call from the manager of an Oberlin-Elyria Road landfill after some employees saw a body in the trash. That body was later identified as 22-year old Cory Barron.
In the audio recording the manager calmly tells the operator what was found. More >>
On February 3rd, 18-year-old Kayleen
"I was at the Cleveland clinic and they
basically told me it was cancer," said Jurski. "They
really didn't say anything more than it was cancer."
It was a rare form of lung cancer. In fact,
there are only 24 other known cases. It was curable, but Jurski's high school
softball career was over.
"I was in the hospital for five days,"
"That was kind of tough because I couldn't get what I wanted for myself. I had
to go through some else to do that."
Her story rocked the local softball community
to its core. Her Yellow Jackets were hurting, but so were their opponents.
"In the NLL, there is a lot of good rivalries
but there is also a lot of camaraderie, not only with the coaches but with the
players," said Southview head coach Jim Zoltowski.
Southview players in particular were affected
by the news. For the past two years the Cougars have hosted "Swing for the
Cure," a charity game played with proceeds benefiting cancer research.
This year they wanted all those proceeds to go to Kayleen and her family.
"There are a lot of girls here that not only
play against each other in high school but they've grown up together and played
on the same team. It was their decision to do it and dedicate it to her," said Zoltowski.
The teams wore special t-shirts before the
game. There was a short pregame ceremony highlighted by a Jurski first pitch-right
down the middle as always.
Said the long time pitcher, "It felt
good to get back out there and hold it in my hand again."
it felt like old times. It felt like an game ordinary night. It was exactly the
kind of night she'll never forget.
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