National Cancer Survivors Day celebrates life; Twitter users react

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(WHNT) – Today is National Cancer Survivors Day, and Twitter is responding with joy to stories and photos of those who have survived cancer.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer released a statement from the Trump Administration commemorating the day, saying “Today @POTUS celebrates #NationalCancerSurvivorsDay honoring millions who have won their battle & standing w/ those still on their journey.”

BayCare, operating out of Tampa Bay, posted a photo of the multiple colors representing each type of cancer awareness ribbon.

Other people on Twitter posted their before and after photos to show strength after their battles with cancer.

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