Purple passion: Franklin to color up for annual fundraiser


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In the weeks leading up to this year’s Relay for Life, Franklin will take on a deep shade of purple.

Businesses will paint their windows, houses will fly purple signs, and ribbons will adorn lampposts, trees and street signs. Supporters of cancer research will wear grape-colored T-shirts and paint their faces.

During the Mardi Gras-themed event, participants will wear purple beads and masks channeling the spirit of New Orleans.

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