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Tickets for St. Jude Dream Home going on sale

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - You have the chance to help children beat cancer. Tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway go on sale at 12:01 am Tuesday. The $565,000 dream home is being built in the Village at Tradition in Biloxi. It will be 3,770 square feet with four bedrooms, three and a half baths and have an outdoor kitchen.

Tickets are $100 each and only 6,500 will be sold. You can buy your tickets at these ticket outlets: First Bank & Trust Branches, Discovery Center at Tradition, Edgewater Mall, Allen Toyota and MS Coast Coliseum.

By buying a ticket, you not only get a chance to win the Dream Home and other prizes, but also to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital help children battle cancer.

At St. Jude the overall cancer survival rate for children has jumped from 20 percent to 80 percent since St Jude opened its doors in 1962 and the five year goal now is to make that go up to 90 percent. Already some forms of leukemia have a survival rate of 94 percent.

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