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Softball player has two bouts with cancer, then becomes mom at 14

ATWOOD, Tenn. — Madalyn Cook is wearing her pink jacket at West Carroll’s softball game.
She doesn’t pay too much attention to what’s happening on the field. But every now and then she’ll look toward second base and see a familiar face — her mother, senior Ashley Barlow.
In 2014, Barlow — a freshman at the time — gave birth to Madalyn