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Breast Cancer Awareness Day at The K

The 2017 honorary bat girl is BrieAnne Epke from Wichita. A pediatric nurse and mother of two, BrieAnne was diagnosed with breast and brain cancer after suffering a stroke. While recovering from brain surgery, 15 chemotherapy treatments and a double mastectomy, she became ill and had complications, eventually forcing her to spend over a week in the hospital and endure months of physical therapy. , BrieAnne was honored on May 14th during a special on-field pregame presentation.

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View photos from the previous Breast Cancer Awareness Days