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Kentucky kids fighting for kids with childhood cancer

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and the students at A.B. Chandler Elementary School in Corydon, Kentucky have been working all week to raise money for it.

On Friday, the week wrapped up with Go Gold Day and a special presentation to the Lane Goodwin Foundation. 

The students gathered for an assembly Friday afternoon to see how much money they raised. All week kids participated in theme days, and each of them had to pay a dollar to participate.

The students, themselves, took on the project. 14 News is told that the goal was to raise $750, but they far exceeded that. They presented a check of $1,500 to Angie Goodwin, whose son Lane, passed from cancer.

"Kids fighting for kids is awesome. Lane's wish was to spread awareness and to find a cause and a cure for cancer. That's what these kiddos are doing. All week long they've been spreading awareness in the community to all their friends and family. This is what Lane wanted," Angie said. 

Other schools, as far away as Cleveland, Ohio, also participated in Go Gold Day.

All the money raised this week will go towards the Lane Goodwin Foundation. 

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