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Play Defeats Cancer

Words and Photos by Carson Rich  The Roc Solid Foundation, an organization created to serve children who are fighting cancer, made a stop in Jacksonville for their “Play Defeats Cancer Tour.” During the tour, volunteers and teams from Roc Solid travel across the country to build custom backyard playsets for children diagnosed with cancer.    Eric Newman, the founder and chief play officer of Roc Solid, came up with the idea for the tour based on his own history of battling a life-threatening illness. After beating a rare form of liver cancer and seeing loved ones around him suffer, he …

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