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Easter for Eli Marks 10 Years of Battling Cancer with Easter Baskets

A local organization continues its mission to provide joy to children battling cancer across the United States.

For its 10th non-consecutive year, Easter for Eli is asking that the community create Easter baskets and leave them at one of the many drop-off locations in the Cove by Friday, March 8.

“It’s the same old song and dance as previous years,” said Martin Garrett, the founder and organizer. “But we are in a time crunch because of when Easter falls this year.”

Easter for Eli was created in honor of Martin’s son Eli, who passed away from cancer in 2009 after battling the disease for two ye...


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