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Kelly Leahy

Kelly Leahy
Willow grove, PA United States
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This fall, I will be skating in the Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer 5K! I sk8 in memory and honor of my dad, who passed away at the age of 52 after a brief battle with Cancer.  The cause and event are near and dear to my heart because some of my fondest memories with my dad revolve around skating.  From being very small and skating hand in hand at outdoor rinks to snowy road trips to Lake Placid for my competitions, my dad was always present and supportive.  
At the time of my dad's death, I was going through a major life transition from college to "the real world."  It was a very difficult time and doing it without my dad was unimaginable. Luckily for me, I grew up in a sport that taught me you don't always win, you pick yourself up when you fall down and most importantly how to focus and persevere despite any obstacles you may face.   Everybody grieves differently but the most positive action I took in those years following the loss of my dad was joining the Philly Spirit Adult Sychronized Skating Team.  When I'm on the ice, I'm in my "happy place" and I am so grateful to have found others who feel the same way.  It is a privilege to skate alongside my teammates for this deserving cause.
Please consider sponsoring (corporate or individual) my skate or making a donation! Thanks ⛸



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