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Clark Goodwin is the chairman and grand marshal for the American Cancer Society Run/Walk—Ellsworth this Friday evening at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. Goodwin said Thursday he’ll ride in a convertible for the event. (Photo by Bill Kirk)

Cancer survivor to lead local run/walk

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With military-like determination, Clark Goodwin has fought bladder cancer for over a decade.

Goodwin, now retired from the Navy and the Army Reserves, said Thursday he initially experienced pain in his lower abdomen. He went to the Veterans Hospital in St. Paul, where doctors found a tumor in him. In June of 2003, he underwent an operation there.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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