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Penn State dance marathon raises more than $9.7 million

Penn State dance marathon raises more than $9.7 million

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State students put on their dancing shoes to raise millions of dollars for pediatric cancer research.

Students raised more than $9.7 million at this year's THON.

The 46-hour dance marathon started Friday night at the Bryce Jordan Center on PSU's main campus in State College and wrapped up Sunday afternoon.

Penn State's Berks sent six student dancers to this year's event, a record number for the campus.

Since 1977, THON has raised more than $125 million for pediatric cancer treatment and research.


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