COLUMBUS, Ohio - If you are an Ohio State fan and you really hate something, it makes sense to name it "Michigan." That is exactly what Grant Reed did when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor two years ago. He named his tumor "Michigan."
Recently, Grant got his final chemotherapy treatment at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. He says he is pretty proud to have beaten Michigan.
"Oh, yes. Because Michigan sucks," he said.
Grant will turn 13 years old next month and the prognosis looks good, but his father knows this might not be the end of the road for his son.
"We've beaten Michigan for the short term, but like any rival, there's a chance it can come back," Troy Reed said.
Grant will get an MRI every three months to check his health. Before he left the hospital, he and his brother donated two wagons to future patients as part of the Buckeye way to pay it forward. The only stipulation--the wagon had to have the words "Beat Michigan" on it.