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shoe4africa - make the difference!

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In 2001 I had the privilege of spending time in Africa.  During my time there I fell in love with the people, the culture and the land.  One of my favorite days in Africa was a day I spent in a local village teaching children how to play Jax.  I always said I would go back, but it is now 20 years later, and I have yet to have the opportunity.  When my brother asked if I wanted to raise money for Shoes 4 Africa and run the NYC Marathon it seems like fate.  Running the marathon is scary, but not as scary as the news a parent gets when their child is diagnosed with cancer.  I am hoping running this marathon and raising money for a hospital devoted to children with cancer can help ease this burden.