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Emily's Story: Multimedia Part 3

In the image above is a guitar that was signed by Garth Brooks and presented to Emily Crockett after she spent three unforgettable days with him in New York City in 1998. It says, "Emily, thanks for the coolest week!" and lists the things they did together.

Pushed to the brink by pain

Terrible headaches immobilize Emily, jeopardizing her freshman year

By Thomas Farragher
Boston Globe / June 21, 2005

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Last in a three-part series chronicling how a young woman disabled by brain tumors came to terms with her first year at Harvard, and how Harvard came to terms with her. (Full article: 3380 words)

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