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Promise is published quarterly by the Development Office at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Summer 2010

There’s a new weapon in the fight against cancer, and it comes in the unlikely form of a lacrosse stick.

Four high school boys’ teams and two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college men’s lacrosse teams came together in Houston March 13 for The Kinkaid School’s inaugural “Beating Cancer With a Stick” Lacrosse Classic to raise money for the MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital.

About 2,000 spectators turned out to watch the marquee match-up between the University of Notre Dame and Fairfield University, the grand finale to the preceding games between the four high school teams.

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 Johnson of San Antonio joined MD Anderson’s Advance Team in 2009. She co-founded the Teal Lunch for Life in 2008 to raise money for the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program at MD Anderson. Kim and her husband, Clyde Johnson IV, with his parents Paula and Clyde Johnson III, are co-chairs of the inaugural A Conversation With a Living Legend® in San Antonio, Oct. 29, honoring former President of Mexico Vicente Fox. Full Story

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