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Community busts a lung for cancer research


Last updated 10/6/2021 at 3:20pm

David Pan

Racers head out on the 5K course during the fourth annual Lungbuster race.

The return of the Lungbuster 5K race drew a large and enthusiastic field of runners and walkers Sunday, Oct. 3, at Columbia Elementary School.

The fourth annual race is held in honor of Mukilteo School District teacher Amie Parker, who was diagnosed with lung cancer more than four years ago. Parker, a nonsmoker, is part of one of the fastest segments of people with cancer – young women without a history of smoking. Parker was a healthy 44-year-old, who wasn't around second-hand smoke.

The funds raised from the Lungbuster 5K run go directly to lung cancer research. More info: see www.lun...

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