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PHOTOS: PurpleStride wages hope against pancreatic cancer

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The PurpleStride fundraiser to fight pancreatic cancer was held Saturday morning in Marshall Park in Charlotte. It was the fifth PurpleStride event to be held in Charlotte. 

The walk began at 8:30 and the featured participant was Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera, who lost his brother to pancreatic cancer. Emcee for the event was WBTV News Anchor Maureen O'Boyle.

At the event, participants were invited to share photos with the hashtag #WBTVandMe. 

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