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ovarian cancer survivor Kathy Nienhueser (Lessman's mother) sits with her sister, Joan Oliverius, who died from breast cancer two years ago.

Local women put together first ever breast/ovarian cancer race in DL

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When Detroit Lakes women Jenny Lessman and Jessica Peterson learned their mothers had cancer, they didn't lie down and cry (at least for long) ... they stood up and began fighting.

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They're bringing their entire community along for the fight as well, as they prepare to launch Detroit Lakes' very first "Breast and Ovarian Cancer Race," set for the Saturday of Mother's Day weekend.

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