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Originally posted on CBS Houston:
CHICAGO (AP) — Leaders of the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong struck a determined, sometimes defiant tone on Thursday as they declared the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
“I am on safe ground to say that the past year did not go as planned,” Livestrong’s executive vice president Andy Miller said at The Livestrong Foundation’s annual meeting in Chicago. “Things happen that we cannot control — cancer has taught us that. What do we do? We adapt.”
He added later, “This is our message to the world: The Livestrong Foundation is not going anywhere.”
The meeting, its first such gathering since Armstrong’s troubled departure in October, comes amid a swirl of uncertainty about whether donors could back away or whether people worldwide will stop showing their support by purchasing the foundation’s trademark yellow “Livestrong” bracelets.
Addressing some 500 people…
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