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Relay for Life Part 5: Coming right up!

Relay for Life Part 5: Coming right up!

| June 17, 2015

Cuppy Johndro is ready to Relay. The Captain of team Butterflies for Hope says her team is coming into Friday’s all night event having raised about 11 thousand dollars. “We earned our first five dollars the day after Relay ended last year. And we’ve been fund raising ever since,” she said. And they aren’t stopping […]

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Relay for Life Part 4: Where the Money Goes

Relay for Life Part 4: Where the Money Goes

| June 11, 2015

When Lisa Leduc was diagnosed with breast cancer eleven¬†years ago, she was very worried. A wife and a mother though, she felt the need to be brave for her family. But even the bravest of us need someone to lean on sometimes. For her, she found that person on the other end of the line […]

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Relay for Life Part 3: Fight Back

Relay for Life Part 3: Fight Back

| June 3, 2015

Therese Lussier of Ludlow is 70 years old. Throughout her life she has had moments of joy, and moments of pain. Her most recent battle was the hardest by far. A breast cancer diagnosis back in January meant surgery and after, chemotherapy. A¬†treatment she says was brutal. “It attacks everything in your body. Sometimes I […]

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Relay for Life Part Two: Remembering lives lost

Relay for Life Part Two: Remembering lives lost

| May 27, 2015

When Jenny Charette said “I do” to her husband Jason back in 1999, she never imagined that “’til death do us part” would come so soon. Now, most of what she has left of her late husband is kept inside a memory box. Old love notes, his favorite cologne, and a few precious photographs. When […]

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Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

| May 20, 2015

Adrianna McCarty, Loomis Craig, and Karin Howe are three very different people at three very different stages of life. One a young mother, another an experienced teacher, and the other enjoying retirement. But these three have one common denominator. They survived cancer. “It’s gone, I’m here, I can carry on…it was kind of like a […]

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