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Becca Tacy, center, with her husband, Ryan, and sons, Asher, 9, and Ari, 6, says she wants to prove to her children that their mother does not quit. She'll compete in the regionals of the "American Ninja Warrior" reality TV show this weekend in St. Louis, Mo.
MARY SCHWALM/Staff photo Bill Fahey, left, director of youth services, holds up a check presented by Johnny Garabedian, right, after he sang the national anthem at the start of the Together We Rise telethon last Thursday, April 3, at the Collins Center.