Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebrated with Balloon Launch

By: ralphbarrera

Oct 23 2012

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Category: Photojournalism

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Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:16mm
ISO:320
Shutter:1/640 sec
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

 

 St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas hosted a balloon launch to honor and celebrate breast cancer patients and survivors Tuesday afternoon October 23, 2012. Hundreds of white balloons, to honor patients who have died from breast cancer, and pink balloons, to celebrate the lives of those who survived breast cancer, were purchased in donations and released in a brief ceremony in north Austin. Proceeds from the purchase of the balloons benefit the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas.

Photo by Ralph Barrera

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