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Arbor Day ceremony honors courageous fight of Galligan
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The spirit of one whose courageousness captivated everyone he met was remembered Friday during McMinnville’s observance of Arbor Day.Devin Galligan was the founder of the charitable organization “Strain the Brain” which was founded to raise money for cancer patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A carcinoma was removed from his brain at that hospital in 1996.After his surgery, he trained for triathlons and iron man contests. Proceeds raised went to his foundation.