2014 Austintown Relay For Life

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Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jordan Miller, of Austintown, walks Friday and carries Brooklyn Youngblood, 9, of Girard, on his shoulders during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Miller is a 24-hour walker with team PsyCare.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Jordan Miller, of Austintown, walks Friday and carries Brooklyn Youngblood, 9, of Girard, on his shoulders during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Miller is a 24-hour walker with team PsyCare.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Emma Hartshorn, 16, of Canfield, walks Friday with her boyfriend Kato Kim, 16, of Canfield, during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  The couple was walking for former middle school teacher Ken Reel, who lost his battle with cancer.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Emma Hartshorn, 16, of Canfield, walks Friday with her boyfriend Kato Kim, 16, of Canfield, during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. The couple was walking for former middle school teacher Ken Reel, who lost his battle with cancer.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Dalton Bodnar, center, 20-months-old, of Youngstown, walks the survivor lap Friday with mom Dana, and dad Michael during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Dalton Bodnar, who's been in remission for 8 months, was diagnosed with testicular cancer a week after his first birthday.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Dalton Bodnar, center, 20-months-old, of Youngstown, walks the survivor lap Friday with mom Dana, and dad Michael during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Dalton Bodnar, who's been in remission for 8 months, was diagnosed with testicular cancer a week after his first ...


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Mike Griffin, of Austintown, watches the walkers Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Griffin has been battling advanced colon cancer for five years.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Mike Griffin, of Austintown, watches the walkers Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Griffin has been battling advanced colon cancer for five years.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Deb Bishop, of Austintown, shakes a pompom Friday for those walking the survivor lap during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Deb Bishop, of Austintown, shakes a pompom Friday for those walking the survivor lap during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, center, 23, of Youngstown, leads the survivor lap Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, center, 23, of Youngstown, leads the survivor lap Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Pam Jones, of North Lima, places names on the luminarias Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  The names are in honor or memory of those who have battled cancer.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Pam Jones, of North Lima, places names on the luminarias Friday during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. The names are in honor or memory of those who have battled cancer.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Caregiver pins are displayed Friday on the registration table at the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Caregiver pins are displayed Friday on the registration table at the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.


Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, 23, of Youngstown, pauses before thanking her parents Friday while speaking about her own battle with cancer during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park.  Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.

Kelli Cardinal/The Vindicator.Nicole Novotny, 23, of Youngstown, pauses before thanking her parents Friday while speaking about her own battle with cancer during the 2014 Austintown Relay For Life event in Austintown Township Park. Novotny was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 19.