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Celebrity Cornhole Competition Benefits Colon Cancer Nonprofit -- Eric Alvarez

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country artist Craig Campbell hosted the second annual cornhole tournament to funds for and awareness of colon cancer prevention.

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas let the bags fly.  So did Lee Brice Parmalee and a dozen other performers.

Campbell who launched the event last year lost his father to colon cancer when he was only 11 years old.

"This is my way of trying to bring awareness to colon cancer itself and to let people know that it's one of those diseases that can be prevented if you catch it soon enough and I just want people to know to get screened early," Campbell said.

Last year the cornhole tournament raised close to $20,000 Campbell said.


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