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Zach Lederer Fights Cancer Twice, Inspires Web Meme 'Zaching'

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First Posted: 02/ 6/2012 5:18 pm Updated: 02/ 6/2012 5:35 pm

Ellicott City Patch:

Zach Lederer jokes he was a little “drugged up” when, in his hospital bed, he lifted his arms in a strongman pose, stared resolutely ahead and allowed himself to be photographed.

After battling childhood cancer, Lederer, an 18-year-old from Ellicott City, wanted anyone who would listen to know he could do it again. On Jan. 25, surgeons at Johns Hopkins had removed a cancerous tumor from his brain, but some of it remained.

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