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The 1986 Fiero GT that Tyler hopes to restore to mint condition. (Submitted photo)

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"Each day is a gift."

So says Frazee's Daneele Shipman, describing how her family has learned to cope in the weeks since son Tyler, 18, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.


Tyler, a senior at Frazee-Vergas High School, first began experiencing back pain early this summer, but initially dismissed it as the after-effects of a tumble he had taken while out riding his ATV back in May.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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