St. Mary's student graduates despite cancer battle

Classes can overwhelm many college students, but Michael Mockler juggled his courses with chemotherapy as he battled brain cancer. The student at Saint Mary's University in Winona is set to graduate today.
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Classes can overwhelm many college students, but Michael Mockler juggled his courses with chemotherapy as he battled brain cancer. The student at Saint Mary's University in Winona is set to graduate today.

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