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Briefs: Cancer survivor speaks, Nearly Naked Mile benefit on Wednesday

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 10:44 am

Cancer survivor speaks at meeting

Cancer survivor Charles Miller will appear at the cancer support group meeting 7-9 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church, Market and Guilford streets, Huntington.

Miller, founder of Cancer Support Groups, will speak about diet and alternative cancer treatment supplements in successfully defeating cancer. Admission is free.

Benefit walk at IPFW

The fourth annual Nearly Naked Mile takes place 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at IPFW, Alumni Plaza, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Participants will “streak” through IPFW's main campus and finish at the Alumni Plaza for the after party and dinner.

Online registration for the event, which benefits the Rescue Mission, is at www.ipfw.edu/nnmile.

Registration begins at 6 p.m., with the first walkers/runners starting at 7 p.m. The event is free to the public. Bring gently used clothing for the Rescue Mission.

For anyone who wishes to donate but not participate in the walk/run, collection barrels will be available through Tuesday at the information desks in Kettler Hall and Walb Student Union, and at the Alumni Center.

Hope after abuse

Graduate counseling professor Tammy Schultz of Grace College in Winona Lake has released a new book, “Beyond Desolate: Hope Versus Hate in the Rubble of Sexual Abuse,” The 342-page paperback addresses recovery from sexual abuse and offers a biblically-based resource for recovering victims.

Schultz partnered with Hannah Estabrook to write the book, which can be used by therapists, support groups and individuals. It is available for $16.99 online, at bookstores and from the publisher at www.bmhbooks.com.