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With cameras rolling, David Weiberg, a colon cancer survivor, and his son Jack took out their feelings about cancer on a piñata that they were filmed making.

'Smashing Cancer': With video project, Wisconsin man produces good out of grief

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HUDSON, Wis. -- The death of John Knudson’s father and his sister from cancer in 2006 hit the Hudson businessman hard. But it was only a matter of time before he had an idea to produce something good from his family’s loss.


The result was “Smashing Cancer,” a trio of public service announcements for the American Cancer Society to help promote the organization’s 5,000-plus annual Relay For Life events.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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