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Paige Yeomans Arnold was diagnosed in 1993 with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). She died in 1994. Paige’s Butterfly Run, now in it’s 17th year, raises money for pediatric cancer research. This year it will be held on Saturday, June 7.

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Paige’s Butterfly Run set for June 7

For the 17th consecutive year, Paige’s Butterfly Run will take place on Saturday, June 7, in downtown Syracuse. The event began in 1997, three years after Paige Yeomans Arnold, 8, a student at Palmer Elementary School, died from chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). CML is a disease in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells. It usually occurs during or after middle age and rarely occurs in children.

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