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Local Couple Shares Cancer Story – Brevard, NC


Last updated 10/14/2020 at 4:07pm

Laura Long

"Anybody who knows me knows that every day in October I wear pink. I support my cause," said Brevard native Laura Long.

Long is a breast cancer survivor who recently found out she was cancer free after battling the disease for four years.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Long said she sports pink year round but especially this month.

She even has a pink face mask this year.

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and in 2020 it's estimated that 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer...

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