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Cowboy-themed fashion show raises thousands for cancer research

KENS 5 cancer survivors Marvin Hurst and Barry Davis were part of the festivities.

SAN ANTONIO — Members of the KENS 5 team unleashed their inner cowboy and strutted their stuff at Thursday's Ranch Chic Fashion Show, one of the premiere fundraising events for the American Cancer Society

Organizer's of the 17th annual event say they were expecting their biggest turnout ever, with more than 600 guests, while hoping to raise close to $120,000 for cancer prevention, treatment and resources. 

"We have a lot of kids that are actually modelling tonight and they always pull on the heartstrings, so there's always laughter through tears," said Michel Waechter, Ranch Chic chair. "It's a very emotional event, but it's a very uplifting event. It's inspiring to be at every year."

Waechter added the show provides the community with an opportunity to show their support for cancer survivors, more than 50 of which modeled at Ranch Chic this year, including KENS 5's Barry Davis and Marvin Hurst. 

The show also featured more than 50 models who are cancer survivors themselves, including KENS 5's own Barry Davis and Marvin Hurst. 

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