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Trust, prayers bring teenager through battle with brain tumor

Laura Nemes, 18, of St. Genevieve-St. Maurice Parish in Livonia will study neuroscience at Grand Valley State University this fall after her own recovery — thanks to lots of prayers — from a brain tumor.

Karla Dorweiler | Special to The Michigan Catholic Livonia — When 16-year-old Laura Nemes started having headaches in the spring of 2013, doctors said they were typical adolescent migraines — until an MRI that July revealed a brain tumor. Laura’s mother, Katie Nemes, remembers driving home from the appointment. “They weren’t expecting to find anything on…


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