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Redskins All-Star Survivors Celebration

Posted by Brian Tinsman on October 11, 2011 – 4:09 pm

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This afternoon was the fourth annual All-Star Survivor Celebration at Redskins Park, which welcomed women that are currently battling breast cancer to come share in an afternoon of luxury.

Redskins tight end Chris Cooley and his wife Christy, were joined by Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder, to host the event.  Tanya Snyder is a breast cancer survivor herself, having been diagnosed and treated in 2008.  For obvious reasons, this event means a great deal to her.

“Today is about having fun and being inspired, and knowing that it’s going to be okay–hang in there,” she said. “A lot of these women, they have kids at home, they have a lot to fight for, and it is tough.  It is tough to go through what they’re going through, and for them to have an enjoyable day, and even a life-changing day, we want to lift them up and get them through this hardship.” Read more »


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