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Braxton Wiley knows all about toughness. At only seven years old, Braxton has already undergone eight brain surgeries and countless hospital stays.
Wiley officially signed his contract to join the Thunderbolts on Friday, then practiced with the team in full uniform. He was also a part of the starting lineup and dropped the puck at the Thunderbolts game later that evening.
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