Meet baby Matthew

Baby Matthew Erickson is checked out by Children's Memorial Hospital neurosurgeon Dr. Tord D. Alden on Jan. 23, 2012. Matthew was born Dec. 11, 2011, with a serious glioma, an especially aggressive type of brain tumor that's rare for babies.

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