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Tessa stays focused despite cancer diagnosis

Managing the after effects of surgeries to overcome a rare form of cancer would be reason enough for most students to put their Year 12 studies on hold. However, despite the physical and emotional strain of dealing with her health issues, Tessa McHugh was determined to finish her secondary schooling with her friends at Xavier College.