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JFL team honors teammate’s dad and former coach

GERMANTOWN HILLS (HOI) – Jaxson Brown plays for the Germantown Hills JFL team. His dad, Michael Brown, died from colon cancer in January.

Jaxson Brown shows off a special helmet decal in honor of his dad who died of colon cancer this year.

Michael Brown used to coach the team. Now, they are honoring him this season with a special decal on their helmets. His slogan after his cancer diagnosis was, “Get busy living.” That’s what the helmet stickers say.

Brown also has a foundation in his name and his legacy lives on in Central Illinois. You can read more about that by clicking here.

Molly Jirasek

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