Students release butterflies in memory of cancer victims

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Published: May 09 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: May 10 2013 06:36:43 PM EDT

Hopes for finding a cure for cancer took flight Friday in Bethlehem by way of butterflies -- lots of butterflies.

Freedom High School students released more than 1,500 butterflies in honor of loved ones who have succumbed to the disease.

They had to make a donation to take part in the event.

All of the money raised is going to the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley.