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    Before the game started

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    Before the game started, Ben Collins, a manager who is still struggling against leukaemia, walked onto the pitch to greet the fans. He was met with applause, cheers and shouts "You're a hero, Ben!" He waved at the crowd, got tears in his eyes and went to the dugout, where he sat down and covered his face with his hands. A couple of the players came up and gave him a hug. The scene was so moving, and it looked like everyone in the stadium was crying and praying for the manger to overcome the terrible illness.
    Last edited by Bassim; 21-Jan-2020 at 10:49.

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    Re: Before the game started

    It's not terrible, but you could also say:

    struggling with leukemia


    fighting leukemia

    Bassim, you're on a roll.
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