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Lufkin host annual Power of Pink Luncheon

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Hundreds of women showedup today in Lufkin to support  breastcancer awareness.

The annual Power of Pinkluncheon is put on every year by Memorial Health Systems of East Texas.

The highlight of the daycame when they had some special models wear the winning bra's of the artcontest.

The winning bra this yearwas called "Taking a Gamble" and was decorated in a Las Vegas casino theme.

"It's not just avenue to remind people about breast cancer awareness and education," MemorialHealth Communication Specialist Lindsey Mott said. "It is a chance for theseladies to get together and support each other and those who have gone throughand are going through breast cancer or any other kind of cancer for that matter."

Organizers say this wasone of their biggest ever.  The eventdrew close to 800 people.

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