"Am I Going to Die Young?"

When champion runner Johanna Olson heard she had a brain tumor she wondered …
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I leaned down to tie my shoe. "I don't want to waste my time worrying about something that may or may not happen," I said. "Besides, God wants me to live for today by appreciating and using the gifts I have now. And that's precisely what I'm going to do."

I finished tying my shoe and looked at Julie.

"C'mon," I said. "Let's go run."

Johanna graduated from Luther in May and is currently running with TEAM USA Minnesota, a group of elite runners who are training professionally. She's also pursuing a Master's degree in applied sports science and hopes to one day coach at the collegiate level. During a doctor's appointment this past August, Johanna was given a clean bill of health.

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