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  • Ohio baseball player can’t walk at graduation after caring for cancer-stricken mother

    04/16/2012 2:11:27 PM PDT · by Velveeta · 104 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/16/2012 | Cameron Smith
    A 17-year-old varsity baseball player in suburban Cleveland is being banned from walking at his own graduation for racking up two too many unexcused absences. While those circumstances might be considered the fault of the athlete in most cases, Carrollton (Ohio) High senior Austin Fisher's case is a rather extraordinary one: His absences were all brought on by time he spent caring for his mother, who has spent the past six years battling breast cancer. As reported by Cleveland Fox affiliate WJW, Fisher has missed 16 days during his senior year, none of which have technically been excused. The Carrollton...