The Chairman of the Livestrong Foundation has thanked the cyclist Lance Armstrong for his commitment to fighting cancer.
We are deeply grateful to Lance for creating a cause that has served millions of cancer survivors and their families. Lance Armstrong was instrumental in changing the way the world views people affected by cancer. His devotion to serving survivors is unparalleled and for 15 years, he committed himself to that cause with all his heart on behalf of the Livestrong Foundation.
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