University Rallies for Student Fighting Cancer

April 30, 2014

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The seniors were out celebrating their last spring break, but Jason Sullivan was back and forth with doctor’s appointments, a biopsy and CT scans. In the blink of an eye his life would take a sharp detour, the Quinnipiac Chronicle reports. Three days later, Sullivan learned he had Hodgkin lymphoma.

Sullivan wrote to his Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity brothers in a Facebook group, telling them the news. Within 15 minutes of writing the post, Sullivan had nearly 30 brothers at his house. Then his fraternity brothers organized to raise money for Sullivan and another classmate who survived cancer. “There is no word to describe how much these guys mean to me,” Sullivan told the newspaper.

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