Inspirational Maryland Student Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A University of Maryland student who inspired people across the country has lost his battle with brain cancer.

Zach Lederer, 20, was a manager for the Terps men’s basketball team–even while he fought for his life.

Related Story: Thousands Supporting Univ. Of Md. Freshman’s Fight Against Cancer By ‘Zaching’

A photo of him taken right after brain surgery went viral. It was imitated by dozens of celebrities and teams and nicknamed “Zaching.”

Zach was a graduate of Centennial High School.


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