Breast cancer awareness walk

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October was breast cancer awareness month. Sunday marked the end of this year's commemoration.

More than 4500 people participated in Tucson's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event Sunday morning. The group helped raise money for breast cancer research. They raised more than $266,000.

"I think almost everyone here has someone in their family or friend that's been touched by breast cancer and even men have been touched by breast cancer and they themselves can get breast cancer so this really brings a lot of people together who are all fighting for the same cause," said Denis Cournoyer of the American Cancer Society.

This was one of more than 165 breast cancer events held Sunday across the country this year.