Thousands raced against Breast Cancer in Washington, D.C.



More than 40-thousand people took to the streets of Washington, D-C yesterday in the fight against breast cancer. It was the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.

A few famous faces showed up at the event, including country star Candy Coburn, who sings “Pink Warrior,” Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Organizers say participants in Saturdays race raised more than $4.5 million for breast cancer programs for women.

Vice President Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, addressed the crowd during opening ceremonies.

Nancy Brinker, the founder of the organization, says without a cure, an estimated 11-million people worldwide will die from breast cancer over the next 25 years.

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