Filed under Features

The Survivor of a Tumor

Michael+Santos+smiling+for+the+camera.
Back to Article
Back to Article

The Survivor of a Tumor

Michael Santos smiling for the camera.

Michael Santos smiling for the camera.

Ibrahim Arif // Norse Notes

Michael Santos smiling for the camera.

Ibrahim Arif // Norse Notes

Ibrahim Arif // Norse Notes

Michael Santos smiling for the camera.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Sophomore Michael Santos has a deep attraction to sports. But on May 13, 2016, Michael Santos’ life took a turn for the worst.

¨I was diagnosed with a brain tumor,” Santos said. “It was a special case,¨

The doctors told Santos that they needed to remove the tumor immediately to avoid it from growing. So soon after Michael found this out, he had surgery.

¨Fortunately the surgery was a success, and I was able to recover in two months,¨ Santos said.

With his brain tumor gone, Michael is able to do the things he loves again, such as playing baseball for Oakmont. In the future, he wants to be able to choose a career he loves.

¨When I’m older I would like to become a fireman,¨ Santos said.

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Q&A about Water Polo with Holly Owen

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Q&A with KD Singh

  • Art and Entertainment

    We’re in the Endgame now…

  • Features

    The Key Component of Oakmont Clubs

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    An Extraordinary Well-Rounded Student

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Q&A with Luz Galan

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Looking Toward the Future

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Living Waste-Free

  • The Survivor of a Tumor

    Features

    Q&A with Senior Sydney Shotts

  • Features

    Riding with the Wind

Navigate Right
The Student News Site of Oakmont High School
The Survivor of a Tumor