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Cancer survivor paddles circumference of Lake Lanier
Chestatee teacher's shoreline tour raises $3,000 for Relay for Life
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Dana Richardson begins the last portion of her paddle around Lake Lanier on Saturday at Don Carter State Park. Richardson is a pancreatic cancer survivor who decided to kayak the 695-mile shoreline of Lake Lanier in order to raise money for Relay for Life. - photo by Erin O. Smith
Paddling the circumference of Lake Lanier — roughly 350 accessible miles in total — Dana Richardson has seen a lot of water and a lot of parks. “It’s been interesting,” said Richardson, gearing up Saturday at Don Carter State Park for the final 6-mile leg of her journey. “I know every park on Lake Lanier now.