Arbor Day celebration honors cancer survivors

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - For Arbor Day, folks at Valley View Elementary School in Longview not only celebrated the care of our earth, but they also paid tribute to cancer survivors.

With the Valley View Choir on hand, a willow oak tree was planted Friday morning in front of the administration building. To cancer survivors, like Suzanne Stoudt, it will grow to symbolize strength in the fight against cancer.

"I will come by and see this tree often, often and it will make me cry and it will make me smile because it's not just me," said Stoudt. "There are a lot of other people that I will remember."

The tree was donated by the Texas Forestry Service.

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