LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - An upcoming motorcycle ride in New Hampshire and Vermont to raise money for cancer prevention is nearing the $200,000 mark.
John and Matt Brasseur started the Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride in 2002 as a way to raise funds while honoring their aunt, who was battling breast cancer at the time. She has been cancer-free for seven years.
This year's ride on Aug. 19 is expected to reach $200,000 in total funds raised during a decade of supporting cancer research and patient care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
The 117-mile route starts at the cancer center's entrance in Lebanon and heads through scenic countryside and towns on both sides of the Vermont-New Hampshire border.
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