In just a few days.
this quiet, empty track at Logan High School in La
will be filled with hundreds of cancer survivors and
supporters for the Relay For Life of La Crosse.
One of the survivors will be Carol Trehey.
Carol: 1- I'm a 15 year survivor of breast cancer
But Carol is more than just a survivor of breast cancer.
Carol: 4- I am a recent survivor as well, I just had
skin cancer diagnosed
She's a two time survivor of cancer.
and both times she was diagnosed.
happened on her birthday.
Carol: 7- I guess I look forward to my grandchildrens'
At the Relay For Life.
Carol's relay team.
will consist of nearly her entire family.
as well as her close friend Kirstie Wick and her family.
Kirstie: 7- three of my four grandparents died of
cancer, so everyone's effected and it's a great cause
I'm sorry tears.
but it's a great event and I just want to find a cure
so no one else has to be in that spot
These two friends are so passionate about raising
money for cancer research.
they're now helping organize this year's Relay For
Kirstie: 2- We really focus on the survivors, we have
a survivor reception, we want to honor them because
they did have a really hard fight and beat cancer
and are still here to talk about it
it's taken some time to come to terms with cancer.
but she's now proud to say she's beaten it.
And now she is teaming up with Kirstie.
to raise money so more people can tell their survival
OK I've got cancer, but, you know, I'm going to be
able to live through this,
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