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Why We Dance: The Story of THON

Written by Colette Clarke, Interactive Producer | Sep 13, 2012 8:09 AM

thon.jpgWhy We Dance: The Story of THON is a documentary project in development that will chronicle the student-run philanthropy, THON, and the children, families, and students who are changed by their experience.

To many people, THON is a weekend-long event with 46 straight hours of dancing. What they may not see is an entire year spent raising awareness and money to conquer childhood cancer. Why We Dance: The Story of THON will introduce you to the inspirational children battling cancer and the Penn State students who participate in THON, dedicating themselves to making a difference for others.

As the THON clock ticks down on hour 46, not a soul is left unchanged. When Why We Dance: The Story of THON airs as a 60-minute public television documentary, viewers will be touched by the selflessness of their fellow mankind. witf will air this documentary on September 27 at 9 p.m., September 29 at 4 p.m. and September 30 at 7 p.m.

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