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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Before the walk, a crowd gathers at the stage.

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Survivor Daisy Abrams, of Toledo, keeps the beat to the music as she waves to encourage walkers on the route.

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The Perrysburg High School Marching band, with Tyler Way, a senior, directing, is one of the groups entertaining on the route.

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Thousands of people begin the walk to fund breast cancer research and services.

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Sisters Tami Coppes, left, Kim Coppes, and Tia Vinson, members of the Team Hope of Ottawa County, and other attendees dancing to Pharrell Williams "Happy".

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Linda Abraham, of Perrysburg, right, signs a Table of Hope as a 12 year survivor. The table will be given to the Dana Cancer Center at UTMC. At far left is survivor and volunteer Karen Craig, of Toledo. Second from left is Crystal Abraham, of Rossford, the daughter of Linda Abraham.

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Sisters Tami Coppes, left, Kim Coppes, and Tia Vinson, members of the Team Hope of Ottawa County, and other attendees dancing.

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Bridgette Gerken, 6, of Perrysburg, left, puts a sticker celebrating one of her grandmothers on the back of another of her grandmothers, Deb Gerken, right, of Napoleon, before the walk.

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Alan Lyons, 2, doffs his hat donated by the Perrysburg Fire Department. At right is his mom, Jameela Naserdin, of Toledo.

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Tyler Way, a senior, directing the Perrysburg High School Marching band.

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