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‘We’re in it to win it’: Relay For Life is making strides against cancer | Kitsap Week

On the day of Relay For Life, a village of hope springs up, with booths, tents and a community of people who walk the track day and night. The event starts with a survivors’ lap. When the sun sets, lighted luminarias line the track, each in honor of someone who is battling or has battled cancer.                    - Relay For Life
  • Apr 17, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Apr 19, 2015 at 7:29AM

Betty Petersen was committed to walking five miles after midnight in the rain for someone who couldn’t. It was 2 a.m. She was cold and wet and tired and achy. Her feet had blisters. So she turned to that someone who couldn’t, to help her finish what she started.

 

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