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Community Wide: Local athlete overcomes more obstacles than just on the field

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Wrestler Matt DeLong goes to shepherd middle school and he’s overcome more obstacles in his 14 years than most of us ever will in our entire lives. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

Wrestler Matt DeLong goes to shepherd middle school and he’s overcome more obstacles in his 14 years than most of us ever will in our entire lives.

Matthew has an extreme case of ectopic dermatitis that flares up severely if he eats the wrong foods, or if he's exposed to certain weeds.

Matt loves sports, wrestling and football have become terrific outlets for his competitiveness, helping him to cope with being different.

Cory Coppock tells us his story.