Sporting bright-hued firefighter jackets, college freshmen
"My best friend's mother lost her battle to breast cancer about four years ago, and I always support these events," Myers said.
King lost a young cousin to another type of cancer and Billings said the disease runs in her family.
Any chance they have to support any type of cancer awareness, they take. That was the goal of
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"We try to raise awareness for all cancers. These trucks are rolling memorials with dedications to loved ones lost," Murray said, pointing to the signatures on the side of the vehicle.
The non-profit organization has 38 chapters internationally. Of the 85 decorated fire trucks and police vehicles in the nation, Murray and his chapter have five. He says they bring something extra that gets people interested, which provides an opportunity to share cancer awareness information.
"Awareness is so important, and this really gives us a chance to get the information on things like self-breast exams out there," Davis said. "Plus, all of the money this group raises goes to support survivors and their mission."
Today, many groups across the nation will be doing a "pink-out" -- sporting pink attire -- to spread awareness, as well. Among them are
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