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Athlete Running To Help St. Jude's - Brevard NC


Last updated 12/17/2018 at 4:39pm

Jessica Dawn Payne

Local athlete Jessica Dawn Payne is on a mission to raise $5,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through its St. Jude Heroes program.

By registering for events, such as the upcoming Rock n' Roll Marathon in Nashville, Tenn., and the San Diego, Calif., in 2019 as a St. Jude Hero, Payne really wants to assist the organization that has helped so many of her friends' children.

St. Jude's opened its children's research hospital in 1962 and since then has become a world leader in pediatric research and was one of the first fully racially integrated hospitals in Memphis, Tenn. Among...

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