Strong stand for Planned Parenthood

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By Ashley Lisenby

Digital Editor

Former Oak Parker Cecily Strong returned to Chicago on April 23 to attend a fundraising event for former employer, Planned Parenthood of Illinois.

The "Saturday Night Live" cast member and "Weekend Update" co-anchor worked as a receptionist for the organization before working at the legendary comedy show.

Strong introduced SNL writer and Planned Parenthood honoree Katie Rich at the event.

Crain's Chicago Business reports that the women's health organization raised $400,000 at the fundraiser last week.

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