LINDA SWEENEY OF New Haven trains on a stationary bicycle at Middlebury Fitness recently. Sweeney will participate in a 100-mile fundraising bike ride around Lake Tahoe in June to benefit the Vermont chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Sweeney hopes to raise $8,000.
Independent photo/Trent Campbell
NEW HAVEN — Linda Sweeney used to bicycle alone. But that changed one fateful week last year, when her favorite uncle, Jack Hurlbut, learned he had lymphoma, a form of blood cancer that more than 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with annually.
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