Basketball coach selects teen with brain tumors as manager

Author: Sarah Kraus for Global News
Published On: 07/12/2017

Sherwood Park teenager Ryan Hauck is living his dream of playing basketball, thanks to a supportive coach and teammates.

Ryan’s mom, Kimberley Hauck, said her son just learned learned how to play basketball last year at the Free2BeMe program for special needs kids.

He fell in love with the sport and became more and more interested in it.

“He got word that his school was having basketball tryouts and he was like, ‘Mom! Mom! I really want to be on the team. I want to try out for the basketball team,'” Kimberley recalled.

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