Thousands Make Strides Against Cancer in Mobile

Thousands Make Strides Against Cancer in Mobile


THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROWDED DOWNTOWN MOBILE FOR THE ANNUAL MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK. THE BIG EVENT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST FUNDRAISERS FOR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CHAPTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. NEWS 5’S CHAD PETRI HAS MORE. IN A SEA OF MOSTLY PINK –A LOT OF ENERGY Cheer 02 AND A LOT OF CHEERING ON CANCER SURVIVORS AND FAMILIES. Angela Mahone Cancer Survivor I’m a one year breast cancer survivor WHOOOOOOOOO! OPEN IT OPENED WITH A HORN BLAST AND A LITTLE HELP FROM NEWS 5’S ROSE ANN HAVEN AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES. AN ESTIMATED 25,000 MADE THE WALK AROUND MOBILE. Heather Tomberlin Event Chair I think it’s just a great time for everyone to come out and get together and just really for awareness just know to get your early mammograms, and celebrate time with family and all they’ve gone through. Chad Petri [email protected] This is really a great turnout every year, and for the thousands of people walking this route, everyone has a different reason for being here. Shannon Rocker Mobile, AL I’m here because I’ve had a friend that passed away from Breast Cancer a former co worker, and that’s why I’m here to support. STORIES LIKE THAT ARE COMMON IN A CROWD WHERE BREAST CANCER OR SOME FORM OF CANCER HAS TOUCHED EVERYONE HERE. THE EVENT RAISES MONEY AND SUPPORT FOR EVERYONE IN THE FIGHT. Martha Fredrikson Walker It actually gives me chill bumps, it hits close to home it’s a blessing that everybody wants to get out here and make this event so one day we’ll find a cure AND PLENTY OF CHEERS AND PINK ALONG THE WAY. ANGELA02 It’s awesome, it’s amazing and this is my whole little crew that supported me, my support system my church family and this is just amazing AN AMAZING EVENT WITH AN AMAZING ARMY OF SUPPORT. IN MOBILE, CHAD PETRI, NEWS FIVE. THE EVENT RAISES AROUND $400,000 EVERY YEAR. AND NEWS 5 IS A PROUD MEDIA SPONSOR OF THE EVENT.

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