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2018 BT5K Twin Cities

Faith Hope Love


Team Faith Hope Love is participating in the Twin Cities BT5K in memory of Jim Smyth—father of team members, Kelli and Jamie, and husband of team member, Sue. Jim fought a courageous 10-year battle with a primary cancerous brain tumor, passing away in March, 2011 at the young age of 49 years. Jim’s legacy of courage and strength in the face of incredible adversity is a true inspiration to all of us as we continue his dream of one day finding a cure for this devastating disease. We walk to raise awareness of this disease. We walk to raise funds for the American Brain Tumor Association. We walk in honor and memory of Jim.

Please keep in mind the following facts as you consider donating to this important cause.

Why is Brain Tumor Research Important?

· 700,000 people are living with a brain tumor diagnosis
· 500 people are diagnosed with a brain tumor every day
· A brain tumor diagnosis has devastating physical, emotional and financial effects on the patient and the entire family.

This event will raise much needed funds to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association --
What does the American Brain Tumor Association do with donations?

•provides resources to patients and families
• Funds Brain Cancer research
• Brain Tumor education programs

Thank you for your time, consideration and support!

“Be known not by the adversity in your life, but by your triumph over it.”
- Jim Smyth

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