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Michael Dunlap of Plum always wanted to be a writer, but when he died at age 24, his mother stepped up and wrote a book in his honor.
It's not rare for mothers to help their children accomplish their dreams, but one Plum mother did not let the death of her youngest son get in the way. Last month, Sue Ellen Dunlap released her book, "Love and Miss You," in honor of her late 24-year-old son Michael, who died of brain cancer in 2011. Michael, a 2004 Plum High School graduate and a former hockey player, loved to write, and hoped to write about his experience battling cancer. He never got that chance, and Dunlap said she made it her duty to live out his dream. "I promised myself that I would do it for him," she said. Michael's run in with cancer began in May 2007, when he suffered a seizure on the golf course at the age of 20. Doctors initially said he had a brain lesion, but…