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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!

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Brave little girl talks about her cancer diagnosis and treatment

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Faces of Survival: Janet Lightsey

Janet Lightsey found the lump in her left breast during a self-exam not long after a routine mammogram came back clear in 2003.

Faces of Survival: Beth Sipper

A strong support system helped Beth Sipper through treatment. Friends and family made sure she never went to chemotherapy alone.

Faces of Survival: Sonya Hurlbut

Sonya Hurlbut was there for her daughter as she was being treated for cervical cancer in 2008 when she thought maybe she should schedule a checkup for herself.

Honoring breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer survivors and supporters released pink balloons at Moses Baptist Church. 

Faces of Survival: Vivian Kinder

Six months after Vivian Kinder had her annual mammogram in 2010, her doctor called her for another checkup and found that she had cancer. "You go blank for a minute," she said. 

Faces of Survival: Carolyn Grissom

Carolyn Grissom was on vacation in Myrtle Beach the first week of June 2013 when she got the call from her doctor that she had breast cancer.
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