Welcome to The Augusta Chronicle's We Think Pink in Augusta website! Here you'll find inspiring stories of cancer survivors and information on resources and events throughout the area.

Each year, The Augusta Chronicle works to raise awareness of the fight against breast cancer with a visual show of support in our annual "pink" paper edition on October 1. Yes, it's actually pink!

We hope you'll join us in the support of this important cause!




Faces of Survival: Chantiay Howard

When Chantiay Howard was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, she was shocked. "I had no idea of anyone in my family having it.

Faces of Survival: Pamela Velez

Every woman's cancer story is different. For many survivors, it was the support they received from loved ones, physicians and sometimes random strangers, which changed their lives the most. Pamela Kitchings Velez can attribute to that.

Faces of Survival: Kimberly Loomer

Kimberly Loomer's first few days of marriage weren't the blissful ones most newlyweds would expect. "I was diagnosed (with breast cancer) right after my then-boyfriend and kids proposed to me.

Faces of Survival: Suzanne Shimp

When a routine mammogram revealed cancer in December 2010, Suzanne Shimp wanted to keep her life as close to normal as possible. "Cancer is not a death sentence," said the North Augusta resident, who underwent a lumpectomy and 33 rounds of radiation.

Faces of Survival: Angela Smith

Angela Smith knows she's a workaholic, and it wasn't until after she left her job last fall that she put her drive into taking care of herself rather than a career. 

Faces of Survival: Rebekah Robeson

The old showbiz adage is that the show must go on, and Rebekah Robeson isn't letting a breast cancer diagnosis stop her from doing what she loves - perform.