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Pinktober! Queue Another Stupid Facebook Meme

There’s a chill in the air. That used to mean leaves turning yellow and crimson, but now it means everything in sight turning pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October means a new Facebook meme that allegedly raises “awareness” of … Continue reading

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It Is Still September. Not Pink. Teal!

It is still September. It is still Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Our color is not pink. Our color is teal. My friend Christie Buckner died at age 39. My April 2010 post about her on Politics Daily prompted so many … Continue reading

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The Bra-ha-ha

Regarding my previous post My Bra? Color Me Furious, which has clocked in at 1,000+ comments: I guess I hit a nerve. My initial headline was “My Bra? Color Me Dubious.” But who would click on that? Not me. Writers … Continue reading

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My Bra? Color Me Furious

The bra-color meme that’s sweeping Facebook and allegedly raising awareness of breast cancer got a nice one-two punch from my colleague Frances Tobin. Allow me to pile on. Not for myself, but for friends I’ve watched face this beast. Many … Continue reading

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