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Breast Cancer AWAREness?

Every year around this time, I receive an inordinate number of private messages from Facebook friends about Breast Cancer Awareness.  So many apparently see this as a fun way to promote a worthy cause, the elimination of breast cancer which affects many women, so why do I have such a problem with it? 1. It does NOT promote awareness. A few years ago I was asked to post the color of my bra.  Another year I was asked to post where I like to keep my purse.  This year I was asked to post a tiny heart symbol.  You are ONLY supposed to post the answer, but not explain what it means--even when someone asks. Most people have no idea it has anything...

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