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Eighty-eight-year-old Virginia Reis volunteers her time to crochet hats for the "Look Good - Feel Better" group which helps women with cancer deal with some of the side effects of cancer treatment. Jillian Dexheimer photos

Hats off, back on, for creative lady helping cancer patients

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Each month a group sponsored by the American Cancer Society called "Look Good -- Feel Better" meets.

The group, which is for women dealing with cancer treatments, meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the River Falls Area Hospital and New Richmond Hospital -- next meeting is Monday, April 1, in River Falls.

Each meeting includes classes to help women overcome the appearance andrelated side effects of cancer treatments, as well as skincare and makeup kits.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
(715) 426-1046
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