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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

South Georgia Cancer Survivors were the guests of honor at Relay for Life dinner in Albany, Friday night.

Hundreds showed up at Porterfield United Methodist Church to celebrate their victory over cancer.

The dinner was free to survivors.

Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker was the guest speaker.

He survived prostate cancer and lymphoma.

Parker says it's touching to see the community come together to support loved ones and battle this disease.

"Certainly when we raise money for research and treatment, we advance the day when we'll be able to find a cure or to get people to live a longer, healthier quality of life," said Parker.

The Relay for life walk will take place next Friday evening to Saturday morning at Darton State College.

 

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