Faulkner Lifestyle October 2019 Issue

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John Simmons, Senior Vice President, FAB&T

Wearing Pink,

Talking Pink,

Supporting Pink

You will see these guys wearing pink,

talking pink, and supporting pink. They

are raising money and awareness

for The American Cancer Society‘s

Real Men Wear Pink Campaign.

BY MATTHEW BANCROFT

PHOTOS BY BRANDY-STRAIN-DAYER

All cancer is personal. It’s a

battle that impacts not just

the body, but the spiritual

and emotional aspects of life as well.

Hearing the words “You have cancer”

never come easy for any patient, and

never come easy for any family. This

year, several Faulkner county residents

have taken up the mantle to fight

back against breast cancer. You will

see these guys wearing pink, talking

pink, and supporting pink. They are

raising money and awareness for The

American Cancer Society’s Real Men

Wear Pink Campaign.

Christi Johnson was hesitant at first

to take on managing the Real Men

campaign in Faulkner County. She

is the chair of the Lip Sync For Life

event, and helps manage multiple

businesses. Still, it didn’t take long for

her to jump onboard. “Despite being

hesitant, it really was a no-brainer.

My sister-in-law, a mother of 3 kids,

was diagnosed with breast cancer, and

Dr. Spencer Gordy, Conway Family Dental

Joel Blansett, Business Development Officer, Nabholz

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