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Breast cancer research founder dies

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A champion in the fight against breast cancer has died.

Evelyn Lauder died Saturday in New York City.

Lauder founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

She also helped create the pink ribbon symbol for breast cancer.

Lauder was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989.

She died from ovarian cancer. She was 75-years-old.

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