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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Kelsie's Crew racing to help fellow students and others

Students, others hold 5-K to help FHS student battleing cancer


March 8, 2018

Joe Thomas

Kelsie, left, classmate Savannah Blackburn

Kelsie's Crew was racing for a cure Saturday morning in Flomaton, not only for their classmate and friend, but others who are battling cancer and especially for those now taking or will take an experimental treatment for brain tumors.

Kelsie Padgett, 16, was on hand to sound the firetruck siren to start the 5-K run Saturday at Flomaton High School. Funds raised at the event will not only be used to help cover travel expenses for Kelsie and her family, but also help fund the experimental treatment created by Dr. Gregory Freidman at Children's Hospital in Birmingham.

"I'm very thankful for al...

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