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    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Hallie greets the NU women's soccer team before the 2012 home opener vs. Marquette.
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    Hallie greets the NU women's soccer team before the 2012 home opener vs. Marquette.
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    Oct. 3, 2012

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    Watch the Big Ten Network Women’s Report feature on the NU Women’s Soccer Team

    EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northwestern women’s soccer team would like to introduce you to its biggest fan, 6-year-old Hallie Munro. Hallie was born with Heterotaxy Polysplenia, a rare genetic disorder that affects the placement of her organs and only four in one million kids have the disorder.

    Hallie and her family recently moved to the Chicago area for medical treatment and quickly befriended the Northwestern women’s soccer team. While living in Utah, Hallie became close with the Utah women’s soccer team, which is coached by NU head coach Michael Moynihan’s brother-in-law, Rich Manning. Once Hallie moved to Chicago, Manning put the Munro family in touch with Moynihan and the relationship with the NU women’s soccer team has flourished since last spring. Hallie is a frequent visitor at Northwestern practices and was at the team’s home opener vs. Marquette, along with the Big Ten Network crew to capture footage for the Big Ten Network.

    Big Ten Network Women’s Report: Helping Hallie

    You can watch the feature on Hallie and the Wildcats by clicking the link above or on the video embedded in this article. Also, be sure to check out the photo gallery link above.

    For more information on Hallie, please visit www.helpinghallie.com.

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