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There will be a fundraiser for Rachel Vath, 20, to help with her medical expenses. Vath was diagnosed with breast cancer over the summer and has been fighting the disease since.

Fiercely fighting for her life

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When Rachel Vath was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 19 last summer, she didn't ask why? While others around her did, Rachel didn't see any use in dwelling on a question that couldn't be answered.


The question she asked was how to beat the cancer.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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