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In high school, Ryan was an honor student, excellent shot put and discus thrower, as well as a star football player sought after by many Division I colleges. But the football dreams he had since he was a little boy were sidelined during his junior year when Akron Children’s doctors discovered why he had been experiencing knee pain – cancer.
Senior Ryan Anderson’s football dreams were sidelined his junior year when his knee started to hurt. When he discovered there was a tumor in his knee, Akron Children’s Hospital was there to help him with his battle.