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Fountain Place in Downtown Dallas (Credit: AP Graphics Bank)

“Big D Climb” Has Participants Racing 52 Flights Of Stairs

North Texas’ biggest stair climb gets underway Saturday morning with Dallas’ police chief taking part. Those participating in “The Big D Climb” will ‘race’ up 52 flights of stairs… that’s exactly 1,040 steps.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

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Cancer Survivor’s Lemonade Stand Helps Other Kids

3 year-old Culter Fricke is now cancer free after a 2 year battle with leukemia. Now, his family is selling lemonade to help other kids fighting the disease.

CBS 11–10/05/2012

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‘Amazing’ Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In Study

Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients’ own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.

08/11/2011

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Other Dreams Realized As Former Mavs Player Battles Cancer

As the Dallas Mavericks work to fend off the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, a former Mavs player continues to fight a different kind of enemy – cancer. And, he’s done it all supported by his Mavericks teammates.

06/03/2011

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Crandall Boy Finishes Best Friend’s Donation Project

Cody Struck and Tre Vinson became friends in the first grade. “We were really good friends from the start,” said Cody. It didn’t seem to matter Tre was often sick.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2011