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Clara Sherman fights brain tumor with fundraising boost from Virginia Tech's lacrosse team

Clara Sherman fights brain tumor with fundraising boost from Virginia Tech's lacrosse team

Late at night, with the lights out, the most heartbreaking questions about the inoperable tumor Clara Sherman has deep inside her brain come when she's laying in bed next to her mom.

Christy Sherman responds to her daughter the only way she knows how. Honesty. Clara can handle it. She's not your average 12-year-old.

"She has asked, 'What are my chances of dying?' and 'If they hadn't caught this tumor, would I be dead by now?'" said Christy, who was born in Newport News. "She's tried to figure out how fast it grows and things like that, and she asks, 'Does everybody with my tumor survive this?' You have to tell her, 'No.'"

The truth is no matter how...

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