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Dangerous tumor hid in teen wrestler's brain and now he's fighting back

There were the pillow and blanket Michael Anderson kept on the wrestling mat his senior season. After weigh-ins, he would drop to the floor and sleep until the meet began.
There was the gnawing feeling he had while racing four-wheelers on the weekends. He couldn’t describe it exactly. But, he would walk into the garage telling his dad, “Something just doesn’t feel right