“I am almost one year cancer-free,” said Anne Marie Vollmar, a breast cancer survivor. “My motto has always been ‘lucky to be alive.’ Never realized how that impacted me until about a year ago last year when I got diagnosed.”
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For Kevin Bacon, it’s about his weight loss journey.
“In 2005, I snuck in the very back of the Peachtree unnumbered and just ran in it,” he said. “It was slow and painful, but that got me going. And I’ve been doing it ever since.”
Take a look at the 360 video below to hear other runners talk about what it means to accomplish the 4th of July tradition in Atlanta.
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