The 55 fiction present below is an attempt that reflects on the unconditional love, hope, faith and courage. Perhaps, let go through some fascinating fact first.Note: 55 Fictions is precise form of micro-fiction that refers to the works of fiction limited to a maximum of fifty-five words.
~ Roseus is a Latin word meaning "rosy" or "pink."
~ Pink itself is a combination of red and white.
"In Western culture, the practice of assigning pink to an individual gender began in the 1920s. From then until the 1940s, pink was considered appropriate for boys because being related to red it was the more masculine and decided color, while blue was considered appropriate for girls because it was the more delicate and dainty color, or related to the Virgin Mary.
Since the 1940s, the societal norm apparently inverted so that pink became appropriate for girls and blue appropriate for boys, a practice that has continued into the 21st century." (ref:wiki)
Pink is pretty ~ (55 Fiction)
“Why you like Pink?” I asked,
She said, “Being a child I loved wearing pink frocks.
My pink-blush was a talk of the town...”
After some giggles... I asked, “Do you still feel same?”
“Pink holds passionate moments…
But today, I adore Pink in admiration for
..being courageous survival of Breast Cancer",
my grandmother proclaimed.
BREAST cancer is the second most common cancer in Indian women. The incidence is more in urban than rural women. It is more prevalent in the higher socio-economic groups. The risk of a breast cancer is one in 30 in urban India and one in 65 in rural India.
- 10 facts about Breast Cancer are as follows:
- Breast cancer risk increases as one gets older. But the fact which also cannot be ignored is that women of all ages are at risk for developing breast cancer. You are never too young to develop breast cancer! Breast Self-Exam should begin by the age of twenty.
- The majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer don’t have a family history of this devastating cancer. However, if your mother, sister, or grandmother ever had breast cancer your risk is significantly increased.
- Risks for breast cancer include a family history, atypical hyperplasia, delaying pregnancy until after age 30 or never becoming pregnant, early menstruation (before age 12), late menopause (after age 55), current use or use in the last ten years of oral contraceptives, daily consumption of alcohol and obesity.
- The cause of breast cancer remains unknown and is not completely preventable. The real key to surviving breast cancer is early detection and treatment.
- The first sign of breast cancer usually shows up on a woman's mammogram before it can be felt or any other symptoms are present.
- Breastfeeding may actually decrease the risk of premenopausal breast cancer.
- Every 13 minutes a woman dies of breast cancer.
- More than 1.7 million women who have had breast cancer are still alive in the United States.
- It is reported that one in 22 women in India is likely to suffer from breast cancer during her lifetime.
- The majority of breast cancer patients had no known risk factors, other than being a female. So, early detection and treatment of the breast cancer is only possible if there is a proper awareness about this very frightening disease.
Ribbons have been used to express solidarity on the part of the wearer with the identified cause since the early to late 20th Century. Pink Ribbons (and the color pink) are used to express support for women (and men) who are diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
The pink and blue ribbon was designed in 1996 by Nancy Nick, President and Founder of the John W. Nick Foundation to bring awareness that "Men Get Breast Cancer Too!" However, a man's lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is about one-tenth of 1%, or one in 1,000.
Pink was chosen for the pink ribbon for breast cancer for a specific reason. The color pink is bright, vibrant, a strong, healthy color. This puts it in direct opposition to the often very debilitating and destructive nature of breast cancer. Pink provides feelings of caring, tenderness, self-worth and love, acceptance. Pink is also seen as a feminine color representing compassion, nurturing and love.
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Breast cancer is a very personal disease as the breasts are a strong part of femininity and what makes a woman a woman. Choosing such a color that is a bright, healthy symbol of women was seen as a positive and striking way to increase awareness of breast cancer as well as support funding of research to fight this disease.
CORRECT ME if I’m wrong in displaying any facts mentioned in above list.
Also, it is REQUEST to all to propagate and spread the awareness about this very terrifying disease..
Don’t feel shy in breaking the ice over this issue in the family, be it your sister, your mother or even your grandmother...Talk..to create a the knee jerk reaction towads the reality!
Painting above is thyself painted and is Pink Emotions @ rachi creations..
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