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Topic: good op-ed about pink October and advocacy

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Posted on: Oct 3, 2018 07:45AM - edited Oct 3, 2018 01:36PM by rainnyc

rainnyc wrote:

....from the LA Times. This really says a lot of what I feel now that the annual onslaught of pink is upon us:

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-cohen-b...

Thanks, SpecialK. Edited so the link can be clicked!

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Oct 3, 2018 12:09PM SpecialK wrote:

rainy - hope you don't mind - I made your link live so it could be clicked instead of copied and pasted to read. Agree with the article as well, happy to see it in my home town paper as well.

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-cohen-b...

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Oct 3, 2018 12:42PM ksusan wrote:

Thanks for posting. I've put it on my Facebook so others can read it as well.

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