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Caleb Peterson stands with his parents Gary and Julie at their home in Roberts on Dec. 16. Peterson was diagnosed with cancer for the second time in November.

SCC grad fights continuing cancer battle

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Although Caleb Peterson, 21, is still a sophomore working to earn a teaching degree at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, he is already teaching everyone lessons on living life to the fullest.


Peterson, a Roberts resident and 2008 St. Croix Central graduate, is currently battling brain cancer for the second time in two years.

While on a family vacation in 2008, Peterson said he began experiencing symptoms of dehydration like nausea and "migraine-like headaches."

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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