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Michael Weiner's nephew raises $1,800 for cancer with homemade hockey stickers

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Photo of George Weiner via Wayne Patch

Michael Weiner, the former MLBPA Executive Director, passed away from brain cancer late last year. The 51-year-old fought hard against the disease, working and inspiring others throughout his 15-month battle. And now, his nephew George is keeping that fight alive.

The 13-year-old hockey player has raised more than $1,800 selling homemade, $1 helmet stickers at youth tournaments around the country. According to the Wayne Patch, the New Jersey resident has spread awareness as far as Chicago.  

"I was watching him and his friend selling the stickers to people and they really responded to what he was doing," David Weiner [George's dad] said. "I think people saw the sincerity and the genuine feeling that he really cared about what he was doing."

George is donating the $1,800 and $1,000 worth of his Bar Mitzvah money to the non-profit Voices Against Brain Cancer.


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