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Teens with cancer crowned king and queen

SANFORD, FL (WESH/CNN) – Two Florida teenagers who have been engaged in a battle against cancer were honored by their classmates and crowned homecoming king and queen.

Just 10 days ago, Seminole High School cheerleading captain Chloe Zulcosky had brain surgery to remove a six centimeter tumor.

"It's been very quick and very devastating," said Chloe's mom, Julie Zulcosky. "It's always someone else, it's never you."

Chloe had been complaining of headaches and when migraine medicine did not work. An MRI revealed the diagnosis her parents could not believe.

"There was always the thought there would be something seriously wrong there, but it was the last thing on my mind," said Chloe's father, Robert Zulcosky.

 "Everyone's been asking me how I'm doing, they've been making me signs and posters and bringing me stuff," said Chloe.

Fellow student Matt Myers just returned to school after his own intense battle with bone cancer, and both teens just want to be with friends and enjoy their special night.

Matt was crowned homecoming king, alongside Chloe who was crowned queen.

Chemotherapy and radiation will start soon to hopefully get what's left of Chloe's tumor. She says support has made all the difference in the world.

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