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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Cancer survivors are counting special candles on their birthday cakes on Friday.

The Relay for Life of Youngstown is offering a night for survivors and their loved ones to celebrate the birthdays they have had since their diagnosis. The event will take place at Youngstown State University's Beeghly Center.

According to a release, the over night event is held to "recognize that cancer doesn't sleep, and neither will we until we find the cure."

A luminary service will begin the evening. Candles will be lit to honor survivors and remember those lost to cancer. The candles will remain lit throughout the night.

 

 

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