Commemorative Speech Susan G Komen

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It is estimated that 39,511 women and 410 men will die of breast cancer this year alone. There will be 229,160 new cases of breast cancer in men and women this year. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for women. My great grandmother who I look up to and is the strongest person I know, is a two time Breast cancer survivor and she believes that the organization Susan G Komen has made a huge impact on breast cancer in women. In this speech I want to pay tribute to and recognize all the wonderful things Susan G Komen has done in the research and cure for breast cancer. I will start off by talking about how the organization was founded. Next I will discuss all the great things Susan G Komen has done in the fight against breast…show more content…
I couldn't bear it. When my father pulled up to the curb, I quickly kissed them both good-bye and jumped out of the car. I was just about inside when I heard a funny sound that sounded like my name. I stopped in my tracks and turned around. There was Suzy, standing up outside the car on wobbly knees, wig slightly askew. With her arms outstretched, she said gently, "Good-bye, Nanny, I love you." I hugged her so hard I was afraid she might crumble. And then I ran to catch my plane. I never saw my sister alive again. After nine operations, three courses of chemotherapy and radiation, she had lost her three-year war. By the time I flew back to her side it was too late. She was gone.” Nancy founded the Susan G Komen foundation to save as many people from going through what her sister and her family went though. Susan G Komen foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for breast cancer so that there are no more sad stories like the one you just heard me tell about Nancy and Susan. The Susan G Komen foundation has come long way and has had a huge impact on the fight against breast cancer, I support them and I know they will never give up until we find a cure for breast cancer, and neither will I. I want to end this speech by giving you all 3 tips on how to you can be more aware about breast cancer in yourself and your loved ones. The first tip is to learn about your risk of breast cancer. Talk to your family to learn about your

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