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Md. inmates launder bras for cancer awareness

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 2:56pm  ET

SYKESVILLE, Md. - Maryland state prison inmates in Sykesville are taking part in a breast cancer awareness campaign.

On Thursday, they're washing 17,000 bras that were donated to an annual fundraiser run by Frederick radio station WFRE-FM.

For every bra collected, local businesses donated $1 to Frederick Memorial Hospital for women's medicine.

Maryland Correctional Enterprises picks and launders the bras for donation to women's shelters.


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