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Middle East / Breast Cancer / Bush Visit #875928

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) First Lady Laura Bush's personal mission to shine a spotlight on breast cancer in the Middle East introduced.

(Abu Dhabi: Robin Roberts) The first lady's mission to change perceptions about the disease that has become an epidemic in the region featured; statistics on the diagnosis cited; details given about the taboo attitudes. [BUSH - says they are still shamed; promises to work with countries on health issues.] [Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Dr. Omniyat al-HAJRI@- says they worry about the impact of the diagnosis on the family.] [Two WOMEN - explain why they go public.]

Gibson, Charles;
Roberts, Robin

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