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Elks to raise funds for wounded Marine

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The Oakhurst and Madera Elks Lodges are teaming to host a spaghetti luncheon to raise funds for a local Marine that lost both his legs in Afghanistan.

The luncheon is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Oakhurst lodge, 42484 Highway 41.

Chance Gaal, a Yosemite High School graduate and basketball player, was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan and lost both of his legs.

Gaal had surgery in Palo Alto and will soon report to San Diego, where he will get fitted with protheses and begin his rehabilitation...


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