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Rams sport gray to support child with brain tumor

For the last week, Rhode Island athletes have been passing on wearing their Keaney Blues in favor of gray workout gear to show support for 4-year-old Brooke Healey.

Healey is the middle child of Stefani and Steve Healey from New Providence, N.J. Stefani Healey and Jess Lizzi, associate head coach of the Rhode Island women's rowing team, were roommates at Rutgers University. Steve Healey was a wrestler at Rutgers, sharing the student-athlete bond with Lizzi.

On January 14, Brooke Healey was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma, an inoperable brain tumor. On Monday, she began radiation for the tumor, which is located in the pons sack at the stem of the brain...

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