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Thousands turn out for Berrien County Relay for Life

Walkers laced up their tennis shoes for the Berrien County Relay for Life event.

Volunteers are walking to help find a cure for cancer. There are activities for the kids and also a silent auction. This year's theme is "Working Together to Make Dreams Come True."   

"What gets me excited is it's just an opportunity to come together as a community for one united cause and to make a true difference both locally and nationwide," says Chairperson, Ryan Erb.

So far, 55 teams have raised more than $143,000. The goal is to raise $250,000.

The event goes until 8am, Sunday.

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