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Tonganoxie High School senior Connor Olson chats with Kansas University football coach Turner Gill earlier this month. Olson and some of his friends had the opportunity to attend a KU practice. Olson also spoke to the team. After a brave battle with cancer that lasted more than a year, Olson died Wednesday, April 21.

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A life cut short

Connor Olson dies Wednesday after year-long battle with cancer

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