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Published October 21, 2009, 05:22 PM

Bra Display Causing Controversy

A display along Crookston's Broadway Avenue is turning some heads. a way to bring awareness to breast cancer more than 1-thousand bras hang from downtown building.

By: David Schwab, WDAZ

A display along Crookston's Broadway Avenue is turning some heads.

a way to bring awareness to breast cancer more than 1-thousand bras hang from downtown building.

Shirely Reitmeier from Crookston started the project last june, during Relay for Life. Collecting bras as a dispaly for Breast Cancer Awarenessness month. She says the city of Fargo has been doing a similar display for four years.

There are stands made up of 13 bra's hooked together hanging from the Eagle Drug building in downtown crookston. Roughly one thousand fifty braziers all together. Reitmeirer who is a breast cancer survivor says the project is not with out it controversy. She has had some negative comments. but many more in support.

Shirely Reitmeier: "It hasnt been all positive, but everone has their own opinion. I just hope they never have to go through cancer at all themselves."

Shirley says she plans on making project an annual event, but only a bigger.

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