Purdue student loses battle with cancer

Tyler Trent beat cancer twice and served as inspiration for the Purdue football team as he battled a rare bone cancer; he passed away 24 hours ago, but his spirit, strength and faith will live on.
1:49 | 01/03/19

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Funny tonight the young man who helped lead a team to victory he taught us all. On the left Tyler trend from Indiana with his parents told Ian Kelly and his Brothers. A little more than four years ago Tyler was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer cost you sarcoma. Doctors removed a tumor there were many rounds of chemotherapy but he would beat the cancer. With a near perfect SAT score he was accepted at Purdue. The cancer came back he thought he beat it again and along the way Tyler became an inspiration for the Purdue football team. When the cancer came back a third time fans and eighteen were deer for him this fall in hospice care at home or wish. It Purdue would win their biggest game of the year against then number two Ohio State. Tyler was determined to be there. He once Facebook's wait. He is in hospice at home and wanted so desperately to be able to. Come here it could be a part of this night here with ESPN's Tom Arnold just to be here is a wave motions. Purdue. In the player's been thinking tightly. Or inspiring down. Meantime customers. Yeah. We learned Tyler passed away when he four hours ago. But we remember what he said when he won the Disney spirit award just last month he's honest. I songs and Lance. Now this tears and strength. Inspiring so many one of Tyler's favorite organizations the V foundation telling us tonight to nations are already boring. Night.

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