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By Andi Bourne
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Chase-ing for a cure

 

April 30, 2020

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

The chase for a cure was on in Seeley Lake when nearly 40 people joined Chase Cahoon and his family for the impromptu "Chase-ing for a Cure" walk Sunday, April 26 to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes and fundraise for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.

SEELEY LAKE - When the annual Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) event in Missoula was canceled, the Cahoon family was not discouraged. They decided they would still do the walk in Seeley Lake despite COVID-19 to raise money and awareness for Type 1 Diabetes research in support of their son.

"The reality of our lives is that Chase will always be a Type 1 Diabetic for the rest of his life," wrote Bekah Cahoon, Chase's mother, in an email. "There is no vaccine that will take it away, there is nothing that we can do except to raise funds for research, raise awareness and continue to ed...



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