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Little Minden Leads the Way
Looking for the very image of a quaint Southern town? Visit Minden, La. (Pop. 12,577). But sleepy? Not Minden. It’s too busy raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with over four decades of devotion to the hospital.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a place more in step with St. Jude than the Illinois city behind the Memphis to Peoria Run. It started small — a handful of runners, a motorhome, a couple of vans and a crazy notion. Today, it's raised $56.2 million in its history.