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Cooper Trooper Foundation Fund in Childhood Cancer Research Archives

Annual Pumpkin Patch helps cancer research funds grow

Oct. 25, 2018—Each October, as Missy Cook helps unload trailers full of bright, plump pumpkins with hundreds of volunteers, she’s reminded why the Cooper Trooper Foundation Pumpkin Patch exists — because her son, Cooper, 10, is alive after surviving a rare cancer that was found when he was just 8 weeks old.

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Pumpkin patch will benefit children’s cancer research

Sep. 11, 2012—All funds raised at the Cooper Trooper Pumpkin Patch, open during the month of October, will benefit the Cooper Trooper Foundation Fund in Childhood Cancer Research at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The pumpkin patch is located at the corner of Mallory Lane and Cool Springs Boulevard. Hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday, 10...

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