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By Stephanie Thompson
Staff Writer 

A symbol of hope

Flower used to raise awareness


Each Spring, the first flower to bloom is the daffodil.

This is just one of the many reasons why the American Cancer Society has picked this particular flower as its symbol of hope.

They are hoping this bright, yellow, flower can inspire those diagnosed with cancer to do one thing -- have hope.

"When you're diagnosed with cancer, it's not necessarily a death sentence," Janelle LaBelle, community manager with the ACS, said.

What has been called Daffodil Days is also the society's first big fundraiser of the year, LaBelle said.

"The ACS has done it for years," she said.

Although the Relay For...

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