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To the editor:
Surrounded by all of my cancer-surviving friends at
the Relay For Life, they remind me how tough it can be to go through
cancer. But, thanks to the help of my family, friends and the
American Cancer Society, I know that cancer can be beaten. I hope
that you will join Relay For Life of Logan County on Saturday, May
17, to "Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back."
Please come prepared to celebrate. Cheer loudly for the survivors
who will kick off the event by walking the survivor's lap together.
At dusk, take time to remember at the luminaria ceremony.
Hundreds of luminaria will be lit. Each luminaria represents a
special friend or loved one touched by cancer. It is a moving and
incredibly hopeful ceremony.
At Relay For Life and throughout the year, join us as we fight
back against this awful disease. The American Cancer Society has
been an active part of our community, offering patient and family
services, cancer support groups, tobacco control programs, and
lifesaving research. Relay For Life helps fund these important
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This is a family-focused event for the entire community. Won't
you join us for Relay For Life of Logan County, being held Saturday,
May 17, at Lincoln Christian College in Lincoln, as we celebrate
cancer survivors and honor those in the community who have lost
their battle with cancer? It is one way we can all make a difference
for cancer patients, survivors and their families now -- and in the
For more information about forming a team, luminaria or
supporting Relay For Life, please call me at 732-7789, call the American Cancer
Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit our website at
2008 Relay For Life team recruitment chair
May 03, 2008]
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