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In June 2007, 4-year-old Ty Nordstrom caught a 7-pound catfish in Lake Kirby, Abilene, Texas. In October 2007, Ty faced an even bigger battle when he was diagnosed with non-rhabdomyosarcoma cancer. He died in November 2009, one month before his seventh birthday. Ty’s dad, Master Sgt. Lyle Nordstrom, the 352nd Special Operations Group Inspector General superintendent, shares the story of his loss to raise awareness of childhood cancer. (Courtesy photo)

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