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Hundreds swim along San Francisco waterfront to raise funds for cancer fight

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) -- Hundreds of people came together Saturday for an event in the San Francisco Bay that made some waves in the fight against cancer.Swimmers jumped in the bay at Marina Green and swam 1 1/2 miles to Aquatic Park in the 17th annual San Francisco Open Water Swim sponsored by Swim Across America.The event is a fundraiser for cancer research, prevention and treatment. This year, the swimmers and volunteers raised more than $500,000.Over the event's 17 years history, Swim Across America has raised more than $6 million for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute and UCSF...
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