01/06/2013 11:19 am ET

Undefeated: Miami Belen Grad Beats Cancer And The Odds To Play For Notre Dame

Arturo Martinez was a sports-loving ninth grader at Belen Jesuit in Miami, pulling straight A’s while running cross-country and playing basketball, when doctors removed a golf ball-sized tumor near his jawline. Days later, the pathology report devastated his family: Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Stage 4.

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