Lauren Hill: Mourners Pay Tribute to Teen Athlete Who Died of Cancer

April 13, 2015 3:48 PM

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Lauren Hill: Mourners Pay Tribute to Teen Athlete Who Died of Cancer

The number 22 is cropping up in all sorts of places as people pay tribute to Lauren Hill, a teen who died last week after gaining national attention by playing college basketball this fall despite her inoperable brain tumor. Her motto was, "Never give up."

Hill, who died on Friday at age 19, was a high school standout player recruited to play on the Mount St. Joseph University basketball team in Cincinnati. But shortly after committing to play for Mount St. Joseph in 2013, she learned she had an inoperable brain tumor called a diffuse intrinsic pontin...

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