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Anatomies "Spinathon" raises money for young cancer victim

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By Jeff Daley

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Spin instructors at Anatomies in Hattiesburg held a "Spinathon" Sunday afternoon to raise money to benefit five year old Reed Magee of Beaumont.

More than 170 people took part in the event riding for more than four hours on spin bikes at the fitness facility. The ride was the equivalent of a week of aerobic classes in one afternoon.

Magee is suffering from brain cancer and is a patient at St. Jude's. At the end of the event a check for $5000 was presented to Reed and family.

"Anytime anybody gores through cancer you don't understand all the peripheral expenses," said Darien Pierce, event organizer. "Your life has to stop and you have to have a treatment made and so you put everything on hold. This is for Reed Magee and her family."

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