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10-year-old cancer survivor raises money for research

Original post made on Jan 25, 2010

As medicine and technology improve, there are, fortunately, more and more people who can say they survived cancer. But Pleasanton resident Alex Keir, 10, is one of the few people who can say she survived cancer twice. Keir, a fourth grade student at Donlon Elementary School, was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and, after surviving that battle, she was later diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma. Now, a year and a half after conquering her second battle with cancer, Keir is taking part in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, happening in Livermore June 24-25 at the Livermore High School track and field, to raise money for cancer research.

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Posted by bonnniee
a resident of Oak Hill
on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:15 am

alexx its bonnie!! heyy

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