White House Turns Pink

It's to raise awareness of breast cancer
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 14, 2010 6:41 PM CDT
White House Turns Pink
The White House has a new shade tonight.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

The White House will be the Pink House for a few hours tonight in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the 40,000 women who die from the disease each year, reports NBC Washington. Last year, the Obamas marked the occasion with a pink bow on the White House, but this time they're following the lead of Laura Bush in 2008, who bathed the residence in pink light for the first time.
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