We lent David Adewumi our Flip camera for a couple hours this weekend. Here’s his first report from the dance floor.
The sun has finally risen on the last day of THON, but that doesn't mean the day is over, but actually far from it. Yes, 40 hours may have been completed, but it's the next 6 that are crucial to the 708 dancers.
At this point, it is beyond cliched to say that THON unites all of Penn State behind a common cause--the fight towards the eradication of childhood cancer. But for some involved with THON, the charity and the event take on a greater meaning. Count dancer Eric Clair amongst those who have a personal connection with pediatric cancer. "When he was 9 months old, Eric was diagnosed with cancer," his mother, Cindy, explains.
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