Raleigh councilman battling cancer

April 1, 2013 6:06:24 PM PDT
A Raleigh City Council member is battling cancer.

Councilman Thomas Crowder was not at Monday's meeting because he has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

The mayor made the announcement explaining his absence.

Crowder is undergoing treatment and will be forced to miss meetings in the meantime. He hopes to be back by July.

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