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We Got Chalkbot Printed at Tour de France!

15 July 2010

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We Got Chalkbot Printed at Tour de France!

I sent in a tweet to the LiveStrong Chalkbot last night and it got printed! I feel like I've been published!

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Livestrong Chalkbot, Fighting Cancer at Le Tour

14 July 2010

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Livestrong Chalkbot, Fighting Cancer at Le Tour

If you’ve been watching the Tour De France you may have noticed yellow messages of hope written on the course ahead of the riders. These are messages written by the Livestrong Chalkbot. The messages themselves are composed by people on Chalkbot's Twitter or text message all over the world. The inspirational messages are of hope and remembrance for those effected by cancer.

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Canoeing for a Cure

8 July 2010

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Canoeing for a Cure

Two Fox Valley residents, Aaron Drendel and Jake Mullins, from Batavia, IL are paddling the length of the Mississippi River in their canoe to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. As of the day I’m writing this they have travelled 1494 miles down the river after starting at the head waters of Lake Itasca, MN. The total for their planned trip is 2,320mi.

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

28 June 2010

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

Sometimes to move a mountain, you have to climb one. I read this Daily Herald article today with great interest. A local private practice surgeon specializing in Breast Cancer, Bob Maganini, will be riding his bike 1,000 plus miles to the base of Pike’s Peak in Colorado, where he will put down the bike and hike to the 14,000ft summit.

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Grandfather Finishes Triathlon to Fight Leukemia

21 June 2010

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Grandfather Finishes Triathlon to Fight Leukemia

This video is one of those amazing stories. My family had the honor to be at the Inspirational Dinner for Team in Training before the Elkhart Lake Triathlon when the story of Lauryn, who has Leukemia and her grandfather, Tom Rushworth was featured. Tom ran the Olympic Distance Triathlon at Elkhart lake to "honor his personal hero" and granddaughter, Lauryn. His story was featured on the news in Indianapolis. Tom is a member of the Indiana Team in Training Chapter.

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