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Beating Brain Cancer with a Baseball Bat – 7/27/11

With a smooth left-handed swing, Alessandra Glickman drops a single down the third-base line and arrives at first base with a smile. Just like countless other kids, she is thrilled to be out playing baseball on a warm Sunday afternoon.

But Alessandra Glickman isn’t like most kids.

Alessandra was born with Down syndrome. After beginning to grow into a life that would always include certain challenges, she started losing weight and energy. A few months before her sixth birthday, doctors finally determined why when they found three tumors in her brain.

Read full article on Menlo Park Patch: Beating Brain Cancer with a Baseball Bat.

Posted on August 1st, 2011