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CCU takes on cancer one step at a time


More than 1,000 Coastal Carolina University students and community members were superheroes Friday night.


Their mission: find a cure for cancer.


From 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, they're participating in a Relay for Life.


This year's theme is superhero

e

s.


Jessica Finne, Relay for Life co-chair

,

explained the reasoning behind this year's theme.


"Superhero

e

s, when you think of it as a little kid they're who you want to be. Superman and Batman and all those other superhero

e

s are really your idol and our cancer survivors are really our idol and its who we work for as we find a cure for cancer," Finne said.


Coastal Carolina University hopes to raise $119,540 in honor of the year CCU was founded, 1954.

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