Blowing cancer out of the water


Paddling adventure proves to be similar to cancer experience

by Matthew Hoekstra

Staff Reporter

Launching a kayak into the unsettling waters of Oregon’s Owyhee River isn’t on everyones life list. But for Jen Luce, the trip was more than an adventure, it was proof she could kick cancer in the butt.

The 32-year-old Richmond resident recently returned from a trip where she spent eight days paddling and camping with seven other young adult cancer survivors. The adventure was captured on film and will become subject of a documentary showing the strength and will of cancer survivors

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