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100 Things Valley Loves About THON

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It’s hard to believe that in just 100 days, we will once again be standing for 46 hours in the Bryce Jordan Center next to our friends, loved ones and classmates— all united by the same cause. Though we have not yet discovered the cure for pediatric cancer, we will dance every year for the cure while looking forward to the year where we will dance in celebration.

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THON 2015: Mail Call

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As mail is lined up in the back of the Bryce Jordan Center, the dancers are called up group by group to receive envelopes spilling with supportive letters from their friends and loved ones. Reading these can give the dancers that extra boost of energy they need during the later hours of THON.

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THON 2015: Wigs for Kids

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When it comes to THON, everything is for the kids. In this case, THON participants were more than willing to share some of their luscious locks in order to provide wigs that can withstand everyday activities that kids partake in such as playing a sport or taking a shower. This is all made possible through the Wigs for Kids organization.

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Best Of THON 2015: Accessories

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Amongst a blend of rainbow color on the dancefloor, THON participants and committee members use their accessories to really stand out. From capes to blow up dinosaurs, the people of the floor find small ways to show off their creativity and have a little fun with it! We went around and talked to some of the best accessorized!

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THON 2015: What’s In Your Fanny Pack?

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THON is the one weekend of the year where there is no such thing as too much bedazzle, bright colors and mismatched high socks. It is the weekend for super puffy tutus, crazy haircuts, wacky hats and of course, decked out fanny packs. We took a glance inside some of the fanny packs that really caught our attention.

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How Not To Annoy R&R THON Weekend

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If you’ve been to THON before, you’ve definitely seen Rules & Regulations committee members in red shirts trying to keep everyone in line. You might see them as the bad guys, but they’re really just trying to keep everyone safe. To help them out, here’s a list of things that you should avoid doing THON weekend.

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