White House Gets Pink Ribboned

Just think. What if we all hung giant, pink ribbons on our houses?

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The White House put up a giant pink ribbon on the side facing Pennsylvania Ave.
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The pink ribbon is a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Workers carefully adjust the ribbon into place.
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It took staff working on the roof and on the ground to adjust the ribbon.
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On Friday, Oct. 23, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks during a breast cancer awareness event in the East Garden, also know as the Jackie Kennedy garden, at the White House.
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Breast cancer survivors Joni Lownsdale (L) and Venus Gines joined the First Lady during the event.
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Dr. Jill Biden (R), wife of Vice President Joe Biden, talks with breast cancer survivor Venus Gines during the event.
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Pointing to people who have been denied insurance because of previous battles with breast cancer, Mrs. Obama used the event to highlight the need for health care reform.
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First Lady Michelle Obama (R) applauds for breast cancer survivor Vernal Branch (L) during the breast cancer awareness event.
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First Lady Michelle Obama greets guests during a breast cancer awareness event in the East Garden.
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Tourists gather in front of the White House to check out the giant pink ribbon hanging from the North Portico.
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