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Published: Saturday, 6/8/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

Relay for Life in Perrysburg raises money to cure cancer

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Walbridge residents Breanna and Rolando Hernandez walk with their son Austin, 7, during Relay for Life June 7, 2013 in front of the Commodore building in Perrysburg. Walbridge residents Breanna and Rolando Hernandez walk with their son Austin, 7, during Relay for Life June 7, 2013 in front of the Commodore building in Perrysburg.
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The 16th annual Perrysburg Relay for Life came to the Commodore Building Friday night where cancer survivors and supporters walked for a cause. 

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Tents were up through the night in the as the Relay For Life runs through noon Saturday. The event, which raises money, started at 6 p.m. Friday, and went hand-in-hand with downtown Perrysburg's First Friday.

Of the 6th annual Relay For Life, Marcia Clark, American Cancer Society representative, said, . "This overnight event raises money and awareness while serving as a celebration for cancer survivors, a memorial for loved ones lost, and a rally for the community to take up the fight."

All the proceeds from the fund-raising event go to the American Cancer Society. The group is trying to find a cure for cancer, help those that are going through it, and fight cancer.



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