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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

It's a long time holiday tradition in Albany. Phoebe Putney Hospital hosted its Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony tonight. Breast cancer survivor Patsy Martin flipped the switch.    

People pay to have a light on the tree in memory or honor of a loved one. This year's donations will be used to update the radiation oncology clinic waiting area.

"It's a little outdated. It will make the Cancer patients a little more comfortable. Make their treatment and when they're here just more comfortable for them and their caregivers," says Chairperson Casey Moore.

The tree lighting ceremony honors all those who have battled cancer.

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