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February 8, 2013

'Everything happens for a reason'


Latta —

    In 2012, (year three) it was a bit different because we were training new committee members. Keeli Kessinger will never realize how much of an impact she has had on me with helping. That girl and her organization are sorely missed this year. 

With newcomer Jake Collins, we were fighting and clawing our way through that night, not knowing what to expect. Jake said it best: "It really hits home when you see the generosity of others being poured out to help someone they might not even know."  

It is so true, the population that fills the gym and the funds that are collected are unreal. And to see the appreciation in the eyes of those affected makes everything worthwhile.


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