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Happy cyclists cross continent for cancer fund


Cross country bicyclists bound for Seattle rest at the Grand Coulee Community Church where they were able to shower, eat dinner, and sleep last Wednesday before another long ride to Twisp the next day.

Bicyclists on a cross-country journey stopped in Grand Coulee Aug. 1 on their way from Baltimore to Seattle.

The group "4k for Cancer" is a fundraiser for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Doug Ulman was a young adult in college when he was diagnosed with cancer and found there weren't many services available for his age group, and so he and his family set up the organization in 1997.

Ulman went on to be Chief Executive Officer of Livestrong, the cancer charity organization, until 2014 when he went on to be president and CEO of Pelotonia, another cancer charity organization.

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