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TCU Swim team signs 8-year-old battling brain tumor

"Nathan! Nathan! Nathan!"

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It's great to see each of TCU's sports teams "adopting" a young fan into the Horned Frog family. For the baseball team, it's Micah Ahern, who has been battling neuroblastoma. For the women's basketball team, it's Rylan Macomb (that is, #SmilinRylan), who has leukemia. Last season, the football team supported Abby Faber, who has cerebral palsy.

Now it's the swimming and diving team's turn. Their newest signee? 8-year-old Nathan Lin.

Lin was diagnosed with a brain tumor last July and has been undergoing chemotherapy. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he was able to sign his national letter of intent and become an honorary member of the team.

He'll be carrying on the Horned Frog torch -- Lin's mother, Cathy Lin, was a former TCU swimmer herself.

Welcome to the #FrogFam, Nathan!