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Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Celebrity Ambassadors to Convene in Nation's Capital to Help Race for the Cure, End Breast Cancer Forever
Date:5/29/2008

es in honor of his mother who died from the disease. Carlton, a three-time Grammy nominee, exploded onto the music scene in 2002 with her album Be Not Nobody, and its hit singles "A Thousand Miles" and "Ordinary Day."

The annual 5K Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure will be held in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 7, rain or shine. More than 50,000 participants from across the country, including 3,500 breast cancer survivors, will convene on the National Mall to lend their support -- and feet -- to help Susan G. Komen for the Cure get one step closer to fulfilling its promise of ending breast cancer forever. For registration information visit http://www.nationalraceforthecure.org

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested $1 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit http://www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.


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