Walking To Fight Diabetes in Lackawanna County

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SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — High school students in one part of Lackawanna County were walking laps around the track Wednesday in the fight against diabetes.

The health careers club at Abington Heights High School organized the event in the Clarks Summit area.

Students made a donation to leave school during study hall to walk around the track.

Money raised goes to the American Diabetes Association.

Classmates with diabetes were the inspiration for the walk. About 100 students took part.