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Easter for Eli Sends Over 5k Baskets to Hospitals Across the Nation for 9th Year

A father continues to honor his son's legacy by spreading Easter cheer to children with cancer across the country.

Easter for Eli was founded as a way to boost morale for children that were suffering from cancer in the name of Eli Garrett, a boy from Roaring Spring who battled cancer for two years before passing away in May of 2009.

This year was the organization's 9th non-consecutive year. They asked Spring Cove residents to make baskets and drop them off at a variety of centers across the area. In total, they were able to collect 5,200 baskets and send them to 11 states, spanning 37 hospital...


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