Cooper, Armstrong students fight back against cancer

From left, Hannah Carson and Emma Bonafield, of Cooper, and Nicole Hults and Mira Wolfe, of Armstrong, welcome the 2017 Robbinsdale Area Schools Relay For Life participants May 20 at Cooper High School. The 12-hour American Cancer Society fundraising event was moved indoors due to inclement weather. (Sun Post staff photos by Gina Purcell) Caitlin DeVos, an avid American Cancer Society volunteer, talks to Robbinsdale Area Schools’ relay participants May 20 about the Society’s Cancer Action Network, a group of volunteers trying to convince Congress to reject proposed cuts and increase funding for medical and cancer research. DeVos was 19 years old when her mother died from cancer. Cooper and Armstrong high school students walk for 12 hours May 20-21 to raise money and awareness for cancer and cancer research. Visitors browse silent auction items at the May 20 Relay for Life at Cooper High School. Cooper and Armstrong high school students sell items May 20 at Relay For Life at Cooper High School to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Students hoped to raise $70,000.
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Caitlin DeVos, an avid American Cancer Society volunteer, talks to Robbinsdale Area Schools’ relay participants May 20 about the Society’s Cancer Action Network, a group of volunteers trying to convince Congress to reject proposed cuts and increase funding for medical and cancer research. DeVos was 19 years old when her mother died from cancer.