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Mercer Island Relay for Life raises over $80,000 for American Cancer Society

Cancer survivor David Taylor walks with his son, Nick, at the Mercer Island Relay for Life’s 24-hour walk held at Mercer Island High School on Saturday, May 4, 2013. - Shawn Taylor/Contributed Photo
Cancer survivor David Taylor walks with his son, Nick, at the Mercer Island Relay for Life’s 24-hour walk held at Mercer Island High School on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
— image credit: Shawn Taylor/Contributed Photo

The Mercer Island High School's annual Relay for Life event took place last weekend at the high school. Over 70 teams participated in the event, which raises money for the American Cancer Society.

The 70 teams and 529 participants in the 24 hour event raised over $80,000.

The Mercer Island High School staff team raised $4,300, while JoAnn Hornsten had the most contributions, raising $2,500.

To learn more, visit the MI Relay site.

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