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Awareness Month Rant

So remember when I warned you that I was probably going to offend people on a regular basis?  Yeah, that might start today.  I’ve waited until almost the end of another pink-infused October, with it’s constant reminders about Breast Cancer Awareness, to discuss this.  First, let’s put it out there that I think what the Breast Cancer community has done to promote awareness of the disease is nothing short of amazing, and it has no doubt helped save countless lives that may have succumbed to the horrid disease.  I applaud those that donate their time, money and resources to the cause.  And still, every October as we are inundated with everything in varying shades of pink from football jerseys to water bottle labels and can holders, it upsets me that more recognition is not dedicated to the colon and it’s maladies.  Of course, May 19th is World IBD Day, though I’m sure that if you asked the average person, they’d have no idea it existed, and way back in 2000, President Clinton declared the month …