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Community rallies around Liberty Middle student
Liberty middle eighth-grader Sydney Ridings and her mother, Tammy, watch cheerleaders perform during a cancer research fundraiser at the school. - photo by Jennifer Sami
NORTH FORSYTH — Each of the more than 60 people who had their heads shaved or donated inches of hair during a fundraiser Monday at Liberty Middle School on Monday had a reason for doing so. Jacob Roper was honoring his father, who died when he was just a toddler. Skylar Loumakis’ motivation was his great-grandmother, whom he lost to cancer.