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Matt Allen’s fight with cancer

by Bryan Terry and Nate Billings Modified: April 18, 2013 at 11:58 am •  Published: September 27, 2011
Volunteer coach Matt Allen stands on the field before a Bishop McGuinness softball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2011.  Allen was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and continues his volunteer coaching duties with the softball team. Win-Win Week is a statewide effort by Oklahoma high schools to support cancer awareness. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Volunteer coach Matt Allen stands on the field before a Bishop McGuinness softball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Allen was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and continues his volunteer coaching duties with the softball team. Win-Win Week is a statewide effort by Oklahoma high schools to support cancer awareness. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Bryan Terry created an audio slideshow for a story by Jenni Carlson about Matt Allen, a Bishop McGuinness volunteer softball coach, and his fight with cancer. If you missed the story in The Oklahoman or the slideshow on NewsOK.com, both are worth checking out.

You can see the slideshow and read the story here.

Volunteer coach Matt Allen hugs Nicole Frazier as his wife Kelley watches following a Bishop McGuinness softball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Allen was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and continues his volunteer coaching duties with the softball team. Win-Win Week is a statewide effort by Oklahoma high schools to support cancer awareness.
Volunteer coach Matt Allen hugs Nicole Frazier as his wife Kelley watches following a Bishop McGuinness softball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Allen was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and continues his volunteer coaching duties with the softball team. Win-Win Week is a statewide effort by Oklahoma high schools to support cancer awareness.

-Nate Billings


by Bryan Terry
Photographer
Bryan Terry is a native of Oklahoma and is a graduate of Yukon High School. He first picked up a camera while attending the University of Central Oklahoma. After working for the school newspaper, The Vista, he interned at The Oklahoman. He...
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by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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