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Leigh Labrie
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My first cover story for Cancer Today magazine features a colorectal cancer survivor and event planner who uses her talents to promote screening among African-Americans, who have an increased risk of being diagnosed with and dying from colorectal cancer. 
Kim Hall Jackson planned her first event—a surprise birthday party for her mother and stepfather—when she was about 10 years old. She saved her allowance of 50 cents a week, washed cars and braided hair for three months until she collected $25. Then she enlisted her Aunt Norma to fry chicken and ...
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  • Temple University
    Journalism, 2004 - 2008
  • Scranton High School
    2000 - 2004
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Health journalist and healthy living enthusiast
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I'm the associate editor of Cancer Today magazine, a national magazine for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers based in Philadelphia. Views are my own.  
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