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Relay

Monday, June 18, 2012

As a 9 year melanoma survivor, fighting for a cure for cancer is my way of giving back. A couple of weeks ago, I volunteered for registration at our annual OutRun the Sun fundraiser, and this weekend was our local Relay for Life.

It was hot-the dunk tank was a major money raiser-not for dunking people, but for the kids who paid to be dunked! Met alot of old friends and a few new ones. We hit our goal and had a rain-free, tornado-free Relay this year. Here's a few pictures!


Survivor lap


Volunteer firemen checking out the jail house



Silly Safari brought a bull frog, falcon, dog, an alligator, and a python out for the kids.



Tucking a buck for a vote for the Miss Relay contest winner!



And while the luminaria ceremony is always my favorite, this one says it all!

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  • JUDITHWITHROW
    Thanks for sharing the pictures
    3143 days ago
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    emoticon on being a 9 year cancer survivor ! emoticon

    Thank you for all you do to fight cancer. My Mom is a uterine cancer survivor and was just diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a lumpectomy 3 weeks ago and starts radiation next week.
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    3143 days ago
  • MINDYJ1
    emoticon emoticon I think it is wonderful all that you do for the cause! I am also glad that you are a 9 year survivor! emoticon
    3143 days ago
  • ROOTIHAUSMAN
    Love the letter to Dad! Congrats on your fight against cancer! My son is also a cancer survivor and is 21 now. He was diagnosed at 10. Glad to see other Spark members are walking at the Relay too!
    3144 days ago
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