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  Arkansas senator: Battle with cancer was humbling
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News DateFriday, June 3, 2011 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionU.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., who will lead the Survivors Lap at the Relay for Life cancer-research benefit event Friday, says his battle with cancer 15 years ago was "really a great lesson in humility for me."

"We always think that we're in control of everything, but something as precious as your health and your life, even, many times is beyond your control," Pryor said Thursday in a telephone interview. "It was a great growth experience for me."

Pryor, 48, was 33 when he received his diagnosis of clear-cell sarcoma 15 years ago. He said he was convinced after his diagnosis that, if he had anything to do with it, he was going to beat cancer.
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