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Beat the Hell Outta Cancer

Beat the Hell Outta Cancer One of the most rewarding parts about being a Vet Med Ambassador is getting to represent the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at community events. This past Saturday, we got to do just that at the first annual Paws to the Pavement Beat the Hell Outta Cancer 3k/5k run! This event was held to celebrate our brand new Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center at the vet school, and I couldn't think of a better reason to be out and about on a Saturday morning. I got there bright and early at 6:45 am (coffee in hand), and was ready to help out. It was so exciting to see hundreds of members of the community, including some of my classmates, show up with their four-legged friends, ready to go.   The race started with the A&M cannon, which I'd only ever heard before at football games. It was pretty loud, and when it went off, all the dogs in the race were definitely ready to run out of there! And ... (Read More)