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Now that Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy G. Thompson has dropped out of the race for president, I guess breast cancer is going to remain a health threat.
During his campaign, Thompson had pledged: "I'm vowing right now to end breast cancer by the year 2015 for all the women in America."
Apparently, it wasn't just a slip of the tongue; he had formally proposed it.
Wow. Any of the other candidates want to take up that task?
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