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Gymnast & Olympic Champion Shannon Miller Presents "Competing with Cancer" Sept. 21 in the Davis Center

Seven-time U.S. Olympic medalist and world champion gymnast Shannon Miller visits UVM Sept. 21 to talk about her experience as a cancer survivor. Her talk, titled "Competing with Cancer," will be held in the Davis Center's Grand Maple Ballroom from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested.

In 2011, Miller was diagnosed with germ cell ovarian cancer and went through chemotherapy to overcome the disease. She has written several books related to health and wellness and is a women's health and fitness advocate.

Miller's talk is sponsored by the Vermont Cancer Center of the University of Vermont and the Eleanor B. Daniels Fund of Fletcher Allen Healthcare. A 50/50 raffle will raise money for both organizations.

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