Miles Austrevich, 20, inspiration behind, dies of brain cancer

January 2, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Austrevich was the inspiration behind

His father, Len Austrevich, had been collecting jokes and well wishes to lift Miles' spirits while he fought the disease.

Jokes came in from 192 cities, 44 states and 8 countries, most memorably from others affected by cancer.

A celebration of his life is set to take place in January.

He was enrolled at Yale University.

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