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Penn football team adopts courageous 4-year-old

PHILADELPHIA _ On April 9, 2014, while sitting with doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Nick and Ashley DeCapria got the news that no parent ever wants to hear: that their 2-year-old son, Vhito, had just two weeks to live.tmpplchld Vhito, now 4, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, an atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT). A tumor the size of a pineapple was immediately drained of two liters of fluid. Aggressive radiation and chemotherapy started three days later.tmpplchld "It hit us like a rock," Nick DeCapria. "After I got the news and was walking back to my car, it felt like I was carrying a piano on my back."tmpplchld The DeCaprias, who have...