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NFL player tackles breast cancer

Posted: Updated: Oct 16, 2013 06:54 PM

MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News)- Former NFL player and Monroe native Bradie James has made it a priority to provide  breast cancer awareness in the Monroe area. James donated a check worth 71,500 dollars. James is the founder of the Fifty-Six Foundation, an initiative group that promotes breast cancer awareness. 

James' plan is to spread awareness by partnering up with Louisiana State University Health Systems to manage a mobile mammogram screening station, that will tour the northeast Louisiana region. 

Screenings will begin in Monroe on November 22nd and in West Monroe on December 13th. For more information you visit Foundation Fifty-Six on the web at

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