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Jill Pickett
Cancer survivor Evan Jones, left, stands Wednesday next to long-time friend Blaine Mattingly at East Hardin Middle School’s football field. Jones returned to playing football this year after a battle with osteosarcoma kept him off the field.
#GoGold for childhood cancer

After a three-year absence from playing football, Evan Jones is ready to make up for lost time.

The 12-year-old from Upton sacrificed his love of the game to heal his body after an 8-month battle with cancer that started as he was beginning fourth grade at Creekside Elementary School.

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