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SLIDESHOW: Hundreds dance over 24 hours to raise money for miracle kids

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Hundreds of dancers filled the PMAC to raise money for current and former patients of OLOL Children's Hospital (Source: WAFB) Hundreds of dancers filled the PMAC to raise money for current and former patients of OLOL Children's Hospital (Source: WAFB)

The Dance Marathon at LSU raised $229,092.84 for the Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. 

The marathon event is the university's largest philanthropic, student-run event. This year, the event started on Saturday, April 7 and participants danced the night away and didn't stop until Sunday. 

Miracle Kids are current or former patients at OLOL Children's Hospital.

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Hundreds of dancers filled the Pete Maravich Assembly Center to take part in a 26.2-hour dance marathon.

Over the last five years, the event has raised a total of $1 million for the hospital. 

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