Cancer awareness is personal for CYO team

Audio slideshow by Mike Crupi/Catholic Courier    |    10.13.2011
Category: Multimedia


For several weeks in October members of the fifth- and sixth-grade girls' CYO soccer team at Brighton's Seton Catholic School took to the field sporting accessories in every possible shade of pink -- socks, cleats, shorts, headbands and hair ties, and even used a pink ball. When they ran out of pink clothing options, some girls sprayed pink coloring in each other's hair. All of these colorful wardrobe choices were meant to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Among those in attendance for an Oct. 11 game was breast cancer survivor Jen Topa, who has two children attending Seton. At halftime the team gave her a signed ball in honor of her battle with cancer. Topa and some of the girls shared their thoughts with the Catholic Courier. (Click here to view more photos from this event and/or buy prints.)

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