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Brody Mongan joined the efforts to raise funds for the Relay for Life in Pine River by purchasing the chance at putting a pie in his own father and Pine River-Backus Dean of Students Jacob Mongan's face. Photo by Travis Grimler

More than 450 years taken back from cancer


In spite of dark, threatening clouds, organizers of the Relay for Life in Pine River refused to move indoors Friday, June 20.

Though clouds loomed during the opening ceremony, there was barely a drizzle, and the clouds eventually parted to reveal the sun. This was perhaps a perfect metaphor for the battle familiar to cancer survivors and their families.

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