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An active volunteer and 62-year cancer survivor join forces


BAXTER — It’s not too late.

It’s not too late for runners, walkers and supporters to take part in the Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure Saturday at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. And two honorary chairs are serving as examples of the benefits of being involved in seeking a cure for breast cancer, supporting those battling the disease and those who have lost loved ones to it.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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