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Elkhart Art Walk honors local girl battling cancer

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People in Elkhart joined together Wednesday for the beginning of the downtown Art Walk.

There were musicians and performers on the street.

You could also browse work done by local artists, displayed in several different businesses downtown.

One of the highlights of art walk is their community art project.

This month's piece is a collection of purple handprints that are SarahStrong, in honor of Sarah Crane, a local teenager battling stage four colon cancer.

"Some people don't even know about it, but this is another way for us to reach out to those who do come out to art walk and let them understand what's going on with Sarah and how she's touched our community," says Ranee Robinson with Elkhart Art Walk.

All donations gathered at the art project, as well as the finished product will be donated to Sarah's family.

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