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Cancer survivors from River Falls and around the county begin the annual Relay for Life each year by walking an honorary lap together. In the midst of the purple shirts that signify survivor status, Jon Ver Burg waves to supporters at a previous-year's event. Journal file photo

Cancer fight adopts party theme

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The American Cancer Society makes it easy for people to help those battling the disease by offering multiple and different opportunities at one, big event: Relay for Life of Pierce County takes place April 5-6 at the River Falls High School.


That's when hundreds of people pour into the gym and commons for the huge annual fundraiser that honors individuals lost to the disease, supports those who face battles with it, and furthers research that may one day eliminate cancer.

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