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Kyle Goetz, right, said dealing with his father Kirk's cancer was difficult at first, but now, the ten-year-old said he rarely even thinks about it anymore. Submitted photo

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Kyle Goetz was just one year-old when his father Kirk was diagnosed in 2000 with plasmacytomas, a type of multiple myeloma cancer.

"I kinda got scared the first time my dad had cancer because I didn't know if it was the bad kind of cancer or the one that the doctor's have everything in control and stuff," the now-10-year-old said. "But then mom and dad kept telling me everything is going to be OK, and it was."

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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