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Hitting the track for a cause in Sterling

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, June 9, 2014 8:38 a.m. CDT
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Participants in the Whiteside County Relay for Life walk around the track Saturday at Westwood Fitness and Sports Center in Sterling. The annual event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society was moved indoors because of the occasional rain showers Saturday. The initial site was Hinder's Field at Rock Falls High School.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Luminaries are used to spell the word "Hope" on the floor of the Westwood Fitness and Sports Center in Sterling on Saturday during the Whiteside County Relay for Life.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Elish Terrock and her son Gavin, 3, both of Sterling, pose for a photo behind a frame at the Whiteside County Relay for Life event Saturday at Westwood Fitness and Sports Center in Sterling.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
(From left) Deb Schaver, of Albany, Isabel Smith, 12, of Prophetstown, and Danielle Smith, of Prophetstown, are three generations of participants who attended the Whiteside Relay for Life with the HALO Cares team Saturday. The three wrote on the backs of their shirts the names of loved ones who have been touched by cancer.

Participants in the Whiteside County Relay for Life walk around the track Saturday at Westwood Fitness and Sports Center in Sterling. The annual event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society was moved indoors because of the occasional rain showers Saturday. The initial site was Hinder's Field at Rock Falls High School.

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