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Barnesville senior running back Zach Hochhalter holds a picture of his mother, Jeanne, who passed away from cancer more than a year ago. Last season, he went to her grave before every game with a rose to tell her what was going on.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

A son's love endures: After mom's death last year from cancer, a senior and Barnesville cope with the loss of someone who left an indelible mark

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It was around this time two years ago, Thanksgiving, when Barnesville High School football player Zach Hochhalter learned his mother was diagnosed with brain cancer.


"It was a tough deal. It wasn't expected by any means," Hochhalter said of his mother, Jeanne. "We had to adjust from there. We thought we were going to get a shorter amount of time than what we did."

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