White House Turns Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

White House turns pink with a view to bringing attention to the fight against breast cancer on the occasion of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The whole of White House is “showed” in pink with hundreds of sparkling pink lights just in one night on Thursday, October 14th, 2010. According to the American Cancer Society, there are about 40,000 breast cancer deaths each year in the U.S. White House is known as an official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, where conferences of political issues are given the first priority. However, White House is used as the place for a social issue- breast cancer to be shown off as a national issue. Pink is also a typical symbol for breast cancer; therefore, the White House is decorated in pink in order to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month appealing the attention of millions people around the world. Let’s have an in-depth look at the most impressive images of White House sunk in pink to raise the fight against breast cancer on the occasion of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

 

President Barack Obama unveiled via Twitter earlier in the day that White House is bathed in pink light just in one night on Thursday, October 14, 2010

 

At the same time, President Barack Obama signs a proclamation at the opening ceremony of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

In order to prepare for the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2010, Obamas hung a large pink ribbon on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House last October

 

The original night event appeals much attention from officials, locals, especially women in U.S and in the world

 

The whole of White House is showed in pink, the main entrance to Vice President Joe Biden’s official residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory is not an exception

 

On National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the quality of life for all Americans affected by breast cancer is expected to be improved and the terrible disease will be defeated one day

 

Lighting the White House in pink is among the most prestigious events to appeal attention to breast cancer killing 40,000 Americans, mainly women each year

 

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer causes the death to approximately 519,000 people around the globe annually

 

Besides White House’s glowing pink this month, there are 38 landmarks around the world as part of the 2010 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

 

 

Related links:

Five besttips for breastcancer prevention

WhiteHouse officers’ income

WHO – The WorldHealthOrganization Role in 21st Century Health

 

 

 

BOLA TANGKAS