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Teens help each other pay for cancer treatment

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Tony Colton, right, with Ashley Krueger in November 2012 at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two teens, who are fighting cancer, are providing emotional support for each other, but also helping each other financially.

Courtesy of Connie Colton

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Tony Colton, left, with his friend Ashley Krueger at the St. Petersburg Pier in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two teens met while undergoing cancer treatment at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg.

Courtesy of Connie Colton

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In a normal school setting, Tony Colton and Ashley Krueger probably wouldn't cross paths. He's 13. She's 18. He's in middle school, she's thinking about college. But where they met -- All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg -- nothing is normal. Here they both faced a deadly cancer diagnosis. And now they've both launched online campaigns to help each other raise money to pay for their medical bills.
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    • Tony Colton, right, with Ashley Krueger in November 2012 at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two teens, who are fighting cancer, are providing emotional support for each other, but also helping each other financially.
    •  Tony Colton, left, with his friend Ashley Krueger at the St. Petersburg Pier in St. Petersburg, Fla. The two teens met while undergoing cancer treatment at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
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