jon-lester-pitcher.jpgBoston Red Sox pitcher and lymphoma survivor Jon Lester earned one of baseball’s highest honors last night by throwing a no-hitter, the latest achievement in a career once threatened by cancer. He was forced to end his 2006 season early and undergo chemotherapy after receiving a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Last year the lefty hurler completed his comeback clinching a victory for the Sox in game four of the World Series. ABC NEWS reports on how Jon Lester is inspiring cancer survivors around the country. Also read ABC’s Cancer Survivor Throws No Hitter Vs Royals. Thanks to Jim Corbley for passing on the news!

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