Feature story on Abby Burns of Texas Woman’s University, who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in January, 2011.

This has not been the 2011 that Texas Woman’s University head softball coach Richie Bruister had anticipated or planned for.

“It has been a preseason like no other for us,” Bruister said. “We came back with expectations of doing just the normal routine of starting preseason practice with conditioning and skill training and all the stuff that you do before school starts. Unfortunately, it did not happen that way.” Read more…

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About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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