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Throughout the month, we're asking for fans to share a story about a battle with breast cancer to raise awareness in October.

Today we highlight Cindy Borum (left), a big Redskins fan who wrote to us about her battle and survival through surgery and chemotherapy to overcome breast cancer.

"My family has been affected by this horrible disease in a few ways," she wrote. "My brothers and I lost our mother in 1973 at the young age of 33-- I was 7 years old --to this disease. Being the only girl, it was always on my mind on whether I would get breast cancer. At the age of 42, I was diagnosed with it and endured a 10 hour surgery and then chemotherapy.  We have an aunt who is a survivor and I have had numerous co-workers and friends who have battled this disease.  

"Through the grace of God, I am healed and raise funding and awareness through the American Cancer Society Relay for Life every year."

If you have a story you'd like to share and potentially be featured on The Redskins Blog, send them to social@redskins.com
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Today marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Annual screenings and early detection can save lives, so we... Posted by Washington Redskins on Thursday, October 1, 2015



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