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Year In Review: Dumon McCain Lost His Battle With Cancer In November

Last updated on Wednesday, January 1, 2014

(BEDFORD) - Dumon McCain, a Bedford Middle School Studentlost his battle with cancer on November 25, 2013 at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis.

McCain was diagnosed on November 8, 2012 with a rarebrain tumor, glioblastoma multiforme, The tumor appears on the brain stem and was inoperable.

The community rallied around Dumon and his family with fundraising eventsand to fulfill some of Dumon's dreams, like becoming a police officer for a day.

Dumon was taken to Riley Children's Hospital November 19 after his health declined. He then had to be placed on a ventilator. The doctors attempted to wean Dumon off the ventilator but his body was not strong enough to maintain breathing on his own.

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