Volunteer Spirit: Walking for a cure

DANDRIDGE, Tenn (WVLT) -- Trina Frazier and Amy Ball are training for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure in Tampa at the end of October.

It's a fundraiser for breast cancer.

They will walk 20 miles a day, 3 days in a row.

And for good reasons, friends and family.

Amy says, "I had a very good friend in college and volleyball player die in 1993."

Trina says, "I'm a nurse, so a lot of my patients have breast cancer. My mother in law had breast cancer. And a lot of people in our church and i just thought it was a good way to help raise money help the research."

Walkers have to raise 23-hundred dollars to participate.
And, they're being very creative.

Amy says, "I've had yard sales, I've walked dogs, sold bracelets. I have had basketball tournaments. I sang I'm a little teapot for 100 dollars."

This is a second go around for them both.
They did this same fundraiser in 2008 in Atlanta.

Trina says, "The first day is not so bad, second not so bad, third day beginning to show the wear and tear on your legs a bit"

But nothing compared to the battles of their loved ones.


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