Cancer survivors honored with ‘Pink Out’ at the Kentucky Oaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – For the seventh consecutive year, pink was the dominant color on Kentucky Oaks day at Churchill Downs in Louisville.  Women who have battled cancer were honored with a ‘Pink Out’ day at the track.

Around 140 women who survived cancer took part in a survivors parade around the historic track Friday afternoon before a record crowd.  Among the marchers, breast cancer survivor, Trina Amos. 

"I didn’t want to sign up for that pink club, but I wouldn’t take it back for anything.  It has been an awesome journey," Amos said.

Survivor Bonita Carter said, "If you have a strong mind, strong will, good support group, you can do just about anything."

"Get a mammogram and stay on top of your health.  Fight like a girl," said survivor Cindy Mann.  Each survivor has a deeply personal story of courage and perseverance. 

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