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Armwood Seniors Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It was Senior Night at Armwood High School on Oct. 5 at Lyle Flagg Stadium, where Armwood defeated the Sickles for the football team's fifth victory of the season. It was a time, too, to wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

 

The seniors at Armwood High School are going pink this month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, selling pink T-shirts in support of the cause to find a cure for cancer.

Those T-shirt, sportintg the words, "Armwood Hawks Believe" were worn by seniors Oct. 5 at the Lyle Flagg Stadium, where the Armwood Hawks football team took to the field against the Sickles Gryphons.

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"We sold the shirts today, with 10 percent of the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen [for the Cure]," said senior Heather Stephens, one of three captains for Armwood's varsity cheerleading squad.

Why sell the shirts to support the cause of cancer awareness?

"Because everybody deserves to live," said cheerleading captain Lexie Martin, also a senior.

The third captain, Simone Girard, is a junior.

"This is not something to be taken lightly," she said. "It nees to be taken seriously, the fight for a cure."

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