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Locals turn Northville teal to raise awareness

August 21, 2014

Northville residents Terrie Karebian and Vicky Van Gorder have different stories in getting diagnosed with ovarian cancer, but they share the same battle to raise awareness and help others. To get the message out they kicked off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month a little early and participated in the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance / Turn the Towns Teal (R) event by wrapping teal-colored ribbons on light poles around downtown Northville. “We want others to have a better understanding of the symptoms of ovarian cancer and its diagnosis,” said Karebian on Aug. 18 before placing the ribbons along Main and Center streets. “It’s important to us on a very personal level and that’s why we are here today to begin raising even more awareness.”  Read full article here.