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The Cancer Fight Continues On With Relay For Life

Biggsville: Around the track at West Central High School, Relay For Life Event Chair Sandy Dunbar was pleased with the survivors who walked and the gathering of community who came out to support them and to give them hope.

They also gathered to remember those who have passed with cancer, and to continue the fight against this dreaded disease.

Sandra Lefler and Sandy Dunbar worked with other Relay committee members to celebrate 25 years of Hope working with Relay. Lefler said it started with one man's dream and know Relay For Life is in 19 countries as well as every state in the U.S.A.

Lefler reminded in a poem, that "one life can make a difference," and commended the efforts of each person who works for a cure.

Sandy Dunbar, Relay Chair, speaks during opening ceremonies during Relay For Life, Friday, July 24th

Alta Mae Brokaw, diagnosed with thyroid Cancer in 1975 and husband Lawrence diagnosed with colon cancer tell their stories and encourage others not to fear tests but to check things out early for a better chance in a cure.

Survivors lap begins the Relay For Life as they "Celebrate Life" and hope for a cure.