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Updated: 04/11/2018 08:30:01AM

They’ve put me on a

dream hunt

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Eddie Vitale, left, Carl Saylor and John Saylor pose with an alligator that measured at more than 11 feet that they hunted through assistance of The Outdoor Adventure Foundation. The alligator provided about 100 pounds of meat to eat and Vitale is making a full-body taxidermy of the animal.

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John Saylor, 20, who is fighting a rare form of brain cancer, poses with an alligator he was able to hunt in North Port Estates recently.

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From left, John Saylor, his father, Carl, and Englewood taxidermist Eddie Vitale prepare for an alligator hunt in North Port recently paid for by The Outdoor Adventure Foundation, which helps young people fighting illness or veterans with injuries who want to hunt or fish.

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Carl and John Saylor pose after hunting an 11-foot alligator recently in North Port Estates through an experience arranged by The Outdoor Adventure Foundation.

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John Saylor, 20, who is fighting a rare form of brain cancer, poses with an alligator he was able to hunt in North Port Estates recently.

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Englewood taxidermist and hunter Eddie Vitale, Outdoor Adventure Foundation volunteer Roy Aafedt, a part-time Punta Gorda resident, and John Saylor, of North Fort Myers, pose with an alligator they hunted in North Port recently.

By SCOTT LAWSON

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NORTH PORT — John Saylor recently fought a large alligator during a hunt in a North Port pond. The gator wasn’t his only adversary, however.

Saylor is also fighting a rare brain cancer.

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