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Islander students wear blue to support friend

Hundreds of Mercer Island High School students wore blue clothing to school on Nov. 4 to support their friend and classmate, Christina Scalzo, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Scalzo is just finishing her first round of chemotherapy today. Students also recorded video messages for her in between classes. - Rose Gifford/Contributed Photo
Hundreds of Mercer Island High School students wore blue clothing to school on Nov. 4 to support their friend and classmate, Christina Scalzo, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Scalzo is just finishing her first round of chemotherapy today. Students also recorded video messages for her in between classes.
— image credit: Rose Gifford/Contributed Photo

Hundreds of Mercer Island High School students wore blue clothing to school on Nov. 4 to support their friend and classmate, Christina Scalzo, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Scalzo is just finishing her first round of chemotherapy today. Students also recorded video messages for her in between classes.

Photography teacher Rose Gifford climbed up to take the photo from the roof in the amphitheater outside the high school commons.

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