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87-Year-Old Woman Does 'Fun Run' With Police Escort

Lena Mae Beasley is an 87-year-old who suffers from dementia. Her age and condition, however, didnt get in the way of Lena wanting to run in Olney, Texas Fun Run For Cancer last week.

The Fun Run was on the date of her late husbands birthday and her son Jimmy is currently battling cancer.

So Lena left her nursing home. Grabbed her walker, put on an overcoat, and with a police motorcade and her doctor in a golf cart, Lena participated in the Fun Run.

Lenas neice Linda Harrison had this to say about her Grandmother:

It was her determination because he was able to walk again That she was determined to do this relay for lifethats the kind of person she is. If shes 87 and she could do that, then by golly I ought to be doing more than Im doing.