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Timothy O'Connell, at 10; sports fan became inspiration

Timothy O'Connell helped his parents decide where to direct $58,000 in charitable funds raised on his behalf. Timothy O'Connell helped his parents decide where to direct $58,000 in charitable funds raised on his behalf.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / September 15, 2008

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In the last year of his life, Timothy O'Connell became the youngest member of Holliston High School's varsity football team, which named him an honorary captain. And when treatment for acute myeloid leukemia kept him from walking onto the field with the other captains for the coin toss, he led his hometown team from afar. (Full article: 964 words)

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