FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP)
Kevin Alston of the New England Revolution has taken an indefinite leave of absence after being diagnosed with leukemia.
The MLS team announced Monday that the five-year veteran defender will take the leave to undergo treatment for chronic myelogenous leukemia. The team said that the condition is rare and treatable and that Alston, 24, will not be hospitalized. He expects to return to the team, the Revolution said. ...
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Kicking Back Comments: I have to say things like this always shock me ... although speaking from personal experience it should not. One can be in the very prime of their life, or even well before (you have to watch the link! and here), and be struck by something like this.
Cherish every moment folks ... you never know when.
All the very best for a speedy return to Alston.