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  • PSR Philadelphia - 3rd annual Legs against Arms Run

    PSR Philadelphia - 3rd annual Legs against Arms Run and Walk

    Nearly 500 adults and children took part in a celebration of youth at La Salle University, in the third annual Legs Against Arms 5K Run and Walk, which urged participants to strengthen their legs while opposing illegal arms. There were a number of events and interactive exhibits honoring those lost to violence while acknowledging the good in Philadelphia youth. Pat Harner, executive director of Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility, a public health nonprofit, says the key is education and the belief that kids are good.

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Cherie Eichholz - Executive Director
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
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