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Armstrong calls for survivors to be a symbol of hope

June 8, 2014

Photo by Becky Polaski – Amy Armstrong holds up a rubber band bracelet made by her daughter, Stephanie Forster, who made similar bracelets for all of the cancer survivors at this year's Relay for Life.

KERSEY – Amy Armstrong, an Elk County Relay for Life committee member in charge of survivorship, addressed the crowd at this year's event at the Fox Township Community Park prior to the survivors' walk on Saturday evening.
Armstrong began her brief remarks by explaining that she was going to talk about "something a little unusual"–rubber bands.
"Rubber bands are a brilliant creation," she said. "They're so useful. They're simple, but they're useful in many different ways."

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