Is Your Pink On Purpose?



Think Pink.breast cancer ribbon

Save The Tatas.

Fight Like A Girl.

Save Second Base.

Go Pink or Go Home.

I Love Boobies.

Yes, another month of pink is upon us. Many, including you will wear pink for a school or work function, post a pink-ish photo on Instagram (#iDoItForTheLikes), participate in a community-wide event, and even purchase something pink in the grocery store to show your support.


The need for breast cancer awareness was rooted in silence. Women, men and health care providers were silent. Breasts and breast cancer were not mentioned in public or private conversations. Women were dying and no one was talking. The silence was deafening.

The silence ended when a First Lady Betty Ford was diagnosed with malignant breast cancer and had a mastectomy. There was a need to educate women and men about the disease, empower those diagnosed and remember those we lost.

But something happened…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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