Cancer survivors wear purple at Relay For Life

Cancer survivors wear purple at Relay For Life

Posted: Aug 23, 2019 7:26 AM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 7:26 AM

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later in the day. 12's ashley tsao joins us from the harry and david field with that story. [e16]cancer survivor-stinger tomorrow, the edges of the baseball field are going to be lined with these white paper bags. they'll have the pictures and names of people who lost their battle to cancer. relay for life honors them. and survivors too. cindy harboldt has been involved with relay for life for years. she took all the pictures you see on your screen. she's taken care of people with cancer before. but eight years ago, she was diagnosed herself. this year, she's celebrating her eighth year as a lung cancer survivor. she says survivors at the relay will be in purple shirts. they're expecting 150 of them this year. [e19]cancer survivor-sotvo it's very touching. it is overwhelming. you see this sea of purple walking these tracks and you can't help but be touched. and like i said, it makes you realize you're not alone. those white paper bags are called luminarias. you can buy one in honor of a loved one. you'll have to donate five dollars and one can of food. people at relay for life also recognize one other special group. i'll tell you about them in fifteen minutes. live at harry and david field, ashley tsao, newswatch 12. as
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