Rio's 'Cristo Redentor' Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

By: Ayman - Published: Oct 30, 2008   Updated: Jul 13 2011 • References: madeinbrazil.typepad
Brazil's famous Cristo Redentor (Christ the redeemer) statue in Rio de Janeiro has gone pink to raise awareness of breast cancer.

The city's authorities have illuminated the famous landmark in pink light to celebrate October, the internationally recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Brazil suffers from a high rate of breast cancer where one out of eight Brazilian women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and 10,000 die of it each year.

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