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Raebel defeats cancer

October 27, 2010

This Homecoming will be special for AJ Raebel. Actually, all the Homecomings from here on out will be quite special for him. Raebel, who graduated in May 2009, looks at life a little different these days. “I don’t take the little things in life  for granted anymore,” Raebel said. “Just thi...

Raebel has new battle

April 14, 2010

It wasn’t the news AJ Raebel wanted to hear, but he’s sure not going to stop fighting now. The former two-time All-American linebacker, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer last November, learned last week he will need to have surgery to remove his lymph nodes. “There are days wh...

Benefit for AJ Raebel being held tonight

March 10, 2010

When the news first spread in January that AJ Raebel was diagnosed with testicular cancer, many knew that they had to help the former UW-Whitewater football player in some fashion. Led by former Warhawk running back Justin Beaver, the Cure 33 Fund was established, where people could simply give a...

Vowing to take down cancer

January 27, 2010

The thought was in AJ Raebel’s mind for nearly eight months. Yet, he tried to put that thought out of his mind and no where near the surface. That is until he had no choice. “The pain got worse,” said Raebel, who last played on the UW-Whitewater football team during the 2007 season when...

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