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This Aug. 28, 2020 photo shows Sam Zimmerman holding up a replica of the polymer plate that now resides in his head in Penn Township, York County, Pa.  At a glance,  Zimmerman appears no different than the average teenager. You might not notice that one of his eyebrows doesn't seem to move or see the faint indentations that run down the right side of his forehead. And you certainly wouldn't know that eight years ago he battled against a rare brain infection that doctors said should have killed him.(Dan Rainville/The Evening Sun via AP)

Hanover teen inspires in battling near-fatal brain infection

Oct. 17, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — July 31 was a special day for the students in South Western High School's class of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic had derailed their final semester and delayed their graduation ceremony by more than two months. On that Friday evening, they were finally able to celebrate all they had...