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Team Jack: An Inspiration

Team Jack: An Inspiration

Olivia Shoemaker, Reporter

October 9, 2012

Jack Hoffman and his family have inspired people across the Husker nation and beyond. At only age 6, the Atkinson, Nebraska native was diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer. After suffering through a life threatening seizure and many tests, it was found that he had a brain tumor. He has endured...

Rex Burkhead’s daily inspiration from a young cancer patient

Rex Burkhead and Jack Hoffman the day they met

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

October 20, 2011

During the Nebraska football season, its easy to get caught up in the wins and losses. Its human nature but Rex Burkhead has developed a new perspective of human nature. Jack Hoffman, a six year old boy from Atkinson, Neb., was diagnosed with HSV Encephalitis which is a life threatening brain virus but...

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