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Forrest General celebrates life with Survivors Picnic

The Forrest General Cancer Center was packed Friday, with cancer survivors, for the 8th Annual Survivors Picnic.

In recognition of breast cancer awareness month, survivors, their families, friends and physicians joined for a celebration of life.

Food was served and a local band played music as residents shared stories and helped those recently affected, get helpful information.

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