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 width=The American Cancer Society held its annual Christian County Relay For Life Friday night at the Taylorville High School track.

 Looking to surpass last year’s numbers, the Christian County Relay For Life was hailed as a success as the organization reported that they had gone above and beyond the target number of teams for this year’s event prior to the start of the celebration Friday night.

Lisa Sims of the Christian County Relay For Life explains that this year’s event was able to raise over 50,000-dollars for the American Cancer Society.

[audio:lsims628a.mp3]Listen to Sims' comments here.[/audio]

Sims adds that Relay For Life continues to be an integral part in helping promote cancer awareness throughout the community.

[audio:lsims628b.mp3]Listen to Sims' comments here.[/audio]

Relay For Life continues to be the largest fundraiser each year for the American Cancer Society.

 
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