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Echo Press photo by Rebecca Anderson Local members of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life tied purple ribbons around signposts in Alexandria on Monday to promote cancer awareness. Purple is the official awareness color for all types of cancer.

Relay for LIfe starts today: Money raised will help fight against cancer

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The American Cancer Society's 25th annual Relay for Life will take place today, July 10 at Citizen's Field in Alexandria.

The fundraising event will begin at 6 p.m., Friday and will run through 6 a.m., Saturday, July 11.


Relay for Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, those who face cancer will be supported and that one day, cancer will be eliminated.

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