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Celebrating #NoBraDay… Oct 13

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Oct. 13 is No Bra Day, an annual “holiday” that encourages women to set the “girls” free in “support” of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the occasion may be liberating (and so much more comfortable) for some women, the event is not without controversy. In fact, some find the event quite offensive. But No Bra Day helps raise awareness about a very important cause – breast cancer. Adult content Please be advised

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. Despite the many advances in cancer treatment and great progress over the years, the cause of breast cancer is still unknown. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is estimated that more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 40,000 will die. But many do survive breast cancer. In fact, 89 percent survived five or more years after being diagnosed between 2004 and 2010. Finding cancer early by regular self-exams and mammograms can save your life. Know the known risks and talk to your doctor about scheduling a mammogram.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month helps raise awareness and supports breast cancer research, but also honors those who have lost the fight. Whether or not you plan to participate in No Bra Day by going braless on Oct. 13, the fight against cancer continues.

We took to social media to gather views on what people are saying about the day. These are some of the views we gathered…

is the most active trending topic now in Ghana with 300 tweets per minute

‪#‎NoBraDay‬ where dem ladies @… ..let de mountains fall

: “: HERH! no.. i mean HAIR! RT : ” let’s support.

No idea why this is in my trends, but I like it…

Good question “: Girls criticizing girls posting should better be careful….is it your Boobs? -_-“

‪#‎NoBraDay‬: Eh, no. Strapping Njoki and Njambi in. My twins only get jiggy for one man. But I’ll get a check up, as every girl should‪#‎breastcancerawarenessmonth‬.

Today is October 13. The scheduled ‪#‎NoBraDay‬ abi? Can I make one request? Is it possible to add a bonus by making it ‪#‎ToplessDay‬ as well?

Did you know that ‪#‎NoBraDay‬ purpose is to support women with breast cancer.
Please stop your dirty minds!!!

lemme go and see the kenkey seller’s daughter.

Maklum mo kiamat“: Just here trying to understand how raises awareness for breast cancer. ”