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August 2, 2013

Sen. Finegold in Pan-Mass Challenge for late sister


In some ways it’s been a special two months, having his nieces so close to him as they partake in this incredible event. In other ways, it hasn’t been so easy.

“We celebrated Maisey’s seventh birthday the other day,” the state senator said. “It really stunk that Joni wasn’t there. It’s cruel. It really is.”

If you want to donate Donations can be made on behalf of Sen. Barry Finegold and his sister Diana Finegold online at http://www2.pmc.org/profile/BF0135 or by mailing a check payable to the PMC to Sen. Barry Finegold, 34 Essex Street, Andover, MA 01810. What is the Pan-Mass Challenge? On Aug. 3-4, 5,500 cyclists will travel one of 11 routes, logging between 25 and 190 miles over one or two days, through 46 Massachusetts cities and towns. Their collective goal is to raise more than $38 million for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund and bring the organization's 34-year fundraising total to $413 million.

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