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Updated: 11/25/2013 10:50:18AM

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PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Melissa Pittman, the Relay For Life Team Retention Chairman, talks to those who attended the kickoff event for the event Tuesday night at the ARP Church.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Gerald Tucker awards a tent to the Floral Lakes team Tuesday at the Relay For Life kickoff event. He said no team seems to work as hard for this event every year. Last year the team raised more than $7,200 in the event. Behind him is this year's Co-Chairman Emily Clark.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

The 2014 Relay For Life Co-Chairman Emily Clark talks to those to attended Tuesday's kickoff at the Associated Reformed Baptist Church in Bartow.

By JEFF ROSLOW

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June Kloster, a resident of Floral Lakes, is a 30-year cancer survivor. Her husband, Fred, was a victim of the disease. To help others not have to go through the two versions of pain she has experienced, she takes part in the Relay For Life every year.

“My daughter, Fred and I took part in this every year and we appreciate what (this city) does,” she told a packed house at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at the Relay For Life kickoff Tuesday.

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