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7 Year Old Hit by Foul Ball Undergoes Brain Surgery


A 7 year old  boy is recovering from brain surgery after being hit by a foul ball. 

It happened  at the  Missouri Southern State University State baseball game being played  a Joe Becker stadium Friday night. 
 Alicia Hughes, the MSSU Bursar was at the game with her family. Her 7-year old son Dawson was struck by a hard hit foul ball. He was taken to a local hospital then transported to Childrens mercy in Kansas City where he underwent brain surgery for a bleed. He is in stable condition after surgery.

On Saturday, baseball players  from MSSU and Southwest Baptist circled  in prayer for the Hughes family. 


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