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A Palmetto Bay, Florida, private school transformed its annual fishing tournament into a fundraiser for childhood cancer research at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI). The event honored student Briana Vega, who passed away at twelve from leukemia. Read more about Florida fishing tournament raises money for childhood cancer research