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Hiking 'the fight'

Pair hiking the continental divide 'join the fight' by participating in the July 4 Cancer Walk

 

Joshua Wood

"Lapsang" and "Footprint" show off their awards after the Cancer Walk/Run.

In the early morning hours of July 4, as the sun began to rise over the Snowy Mountain Range, people began to gather in the parking lot of the Platte Valley Community Center (PVCC) to register for the 2018 Cancer Walk/Run. As people sipped coffee and registered, they also listened to music from The Bird and The Bear, Garry "The Bear" Wood, being a cancer survivor himself after a battle with non-hodgkin's lymphoma.

A large contingent of those participating in the event had been touched in some way by the effects of cancer, whether they were survivors, family and friends of survivors or had l...



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