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Stroll Through Race Expo Takes Marathon Runner Down Life-changing Path

February 28, 2019

Stroll Through Race Expo Takes Marathon Runner Down Life-changing Path

By In the Loop In the Loop

Until last year, Robert Taylor hadn’t considered being a living organ donor. But then a booth at a race expo caught his eye, leading to a new kidney for Lynn McCurdy and a new friendship for both.

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Living Donor Transplant, organ-donation chain, Type 1 diabetes


February 21, 2017

Crossing the Finish Line With Friends, Family and a Focus on the Positive

By In the Loop In the Loop

“Attitude is everything” is the Livezey family motto. It’s printed on T-shirts and pink bracelets the family wears to honor and encourage one of their own, Hollis Livezey Youngner, as she receives treatment for breast cancer. And those three words have helped Hollis persevere since her diagnosis five years ago. They also recently helped her […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Dr. John Moss


January 26, 2017

For This Runner, the Race to Finish Breast Cancer is Personal

By In the Loop In the Loop

Last February, Hollis Livezey Youngner stood at the end of the National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer, cheering (and crying) as she watched many of her friends and family members cross the finish line of a race they’d run in her honor. “I was a bundle of emotions,” Hollis tells us. “It was the most […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer


February 23, 2016

26.2 with Donna Winner Gives Wife Sweetest Valentine’s Day Gift

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For Marc and Christina Burget, Valentine’s Day 2016 is one for the books. Or the movie screen. Or maybe both. As The Florida Times Union tells it, “No one could have written a more memorable Valentine’s Day script.” The Jacksonville couple have been married 17 years and usually mark the holiday by going out to […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, marathon


February 11, 2016

Race to Finish Breast Cancer is Personal for Mayo Clinic Staffer and Patient

By In the Loop In the Loop

On Sunday, Feb. 14, while romantics celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolate and flowers, 10,000 or so runners will show their love in a different way: by hitting the pavement as part of the 26.2 with Donna, the race to finish breast cancer. Among them, just as she has been each year since the race began […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Kristi Pritchett, marathon, research


January 21, 2016

Necklace is Gift to Breast Cancer Research — Treasure to the Patient Who Wears It

By In the Loop In the Loop

Shoppers at w.port, a women’s boutique in Atlanta, are used to finding beautiful things in the store. This past holiday season, they discovered an item with a beautiful story behind it as well. Up for sale via silent auction was a necklace created in honor of Hollis Livezey Youngner and “her courageous and ongoing battle […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Florida Campus


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