Relay for Life

Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Danielle King cradles her son Jaxon King, 3, while walking Saturday with an umbrella decorated for the various types of cancer during the annual Relay for Life in Ascension, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. The Kings participated in the relay for friends and cancer patients Pearl Murphy and Walter Leftwich.
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Danielle King cradles her son Jaxon King, 3, while walking Saturday with an umbrella decorated for the various types of cancer during the annual Relay for Life in Ascension, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. The Kings participated in the relay for friends and cancer patients Pearl Murphy and Walter Leftwich.

32 teams turn out to raise funds in fight against cancer

Teams gathered Saturday for the annual Ascension Relay for Life at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Hundreds of volunteers representing more than 32 teams sold food, hosted games and walked for 12 hours to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.