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Cancer survivors Pink the Runway to raise money for a cure

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Survivors of breast cancer rocked the runway in the fight to find a cure.

Friends of Survivors held "Pink The Runway" Saturday evening at the Mississippi Arts Center in Jackson.

Those fighting cancer and other models wore fashions by local designers. The nonprofit organization hosts the event to bring awareness to the importance of early detection.

Proceeds from fashion show ticket sales will be used to make donations to the American Cancer Society and Rebirth Alliance.

"Everyone needs to get tested whether you're 20 to 30 every other year. I suggest you get a mammogram because early detection is the key. The name of our organization is Friends of Survivors, and we want to get information out to the community about early detection because the earlier you detect it the more likely you are to survive," said Friends of Survivors Vice President Kimberly Minor.

This was Pink the Runway's third annual fundraiser.

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