After a forced year off because of COVID-19, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is back for in person AND virtual participation on October 2nd! Ashley Dedmon is Komen Houston’s community programs manager. After her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother died from breast cancer, she has a special connection with this very special race. “There was a larger community around us that had also been impacted by breast cancer,” she said. “Women, men, family members, care givers and so that was really a safe space for us, that walk, to really help us come together and know that we were not alone.”
After a forced year off because of COVID-19, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is back for in person AND virtual participation on October 2nd! Ashley Dedmon is Komen Houston’s community programs manager. After her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother died from breast cancer, she has a special connection with this very special race. “There was a larger community around us that had also been impacted by breast cancer,” she said. “Women, men, family members, care givers and so that was really a safe space for us, that walk, to really help us come together and know that we were not alone.”

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After a forced year off because of COVID-19, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is back for in person AND virtual participation on October 2nd! Ashley Dedmon is Komen Houston’s community programs manager. After her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother died from breast cancer, she has a special connection with this very special race. “There was a larger community around us that had also been impacted by breast cancer,” she said. “Women, men, family members, care givers and so that was really a safe space for us, that walk, to really help us come together and know that we were not alone.”

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