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Triangle scouts bike cross-country for cancer awareness, fundraising

Posted June 21, 2015

Seven Boy Scouts from Carrboro are biking across the country to raise $20,000 for adolescent and young adult cancer patients and their families at UNC Hospitals. (Source: bikeloud.org)
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— Seven Triangle Boy Scouts are biking across the country to raise $20,000 for adolescent and young adult cancer patients and their families at UNC Hospitals.

The scouts, from Troop 845 in Carrboro, are biking from Florance, Ore. to Wrightsville Beach. The 3,900 journey, which they are chronicling through an online blog, is expected to take 10 weeks.

The funds are being raised for the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.

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  • Fenway O'Donnell Jun 22, 2015
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    Way to go, Scouts!!