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Make A Boo-Bee For Breast Cancer

Updated on April 25, 2015

Support Your Favorite Boo Bees

I love Boo-Bees! The first time I saw one was right after my daughter was forced to take off one of those awareness rubber bracelets that said "I Love Boobies". It was not meant as an insult to breasts. It was a breast cancer awareness saying. Her school did not find it appropriate. When I first saw it I thought it would be a wonderful substitute. Being a Boo-Bee for Halloween will spread the word and it's a unique way of getting people talking about the subject.

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What is a Boo-Bee

A Boo-Bee is a Bee dressed in a white sheet..... It's a pun on words for Boobies or Breasts. I love Boo-Bees would mean you love breasts. It honors women who have breast cancer.

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in your lifetime

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Approximately 80 percent of biopsied breast abnormalities are noncancerous

Nearly 207,090 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in 2010.

Use A Ghost Costume, Add A Few Accessories And Your A Boo Bee

Choose any ghost costume and add a stinger, antennas, black and yellow gloves and stockings and you have been transformed into the real deal. Your a Boo Bee

Check Your Breasts

photo credit: Pricilla Hill

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Some breast cancer cases are the result of a mutation in the BRCA 1 or 2 genes, which can be inherited.

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      VspaBotanicals 5 years ago


    • Thomo85 profile image

      Thomo85 5 years ago

      great lens for a great cause. Thanks a lot. My aunt has survived and just got her 10 year clearance.

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      WBJanitorial LM 5 years ago

      This is a great lens! My mother lost her battle with cancer. I donate yearly to the Canadian Cancer Society. Thank you for the great work.

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      sailor_man 5 years ago

      nice tips

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      This is a greay way to raise awareness of Breast Cancer and to support the fund raising :)

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      Tea Pixie 5 years ago

      Wonderful awareness campaign! Getting kids involved is never a bad thing. I'm very supportive of teaching children about the human body so that they are not surprised when they realize they have one. :)

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Great lens for a great cause - blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      BunnyFabulous 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Very creative! My mother and mother-in-law are breast cancer survivors.

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      Noctai LM 5 years ago

      These are awesome, great creative thinking on breast cancer awareness for kids. :D

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      Nancy Johnson 5 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      I loved reading about the "Boo Bees". Breast Cancer Awareness is a very important message. My aunt is a 9 year survivor of breast cancer.

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      lewisgirl 5 years ago

      Thank you, enjoyed your lens.

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      karen-stephens 5 years ago

      Thank you for the lens.. Pink power rock. great design. I support breast cancer too with my lens "Pink Pumpkin for Breast Cancer Research" and please all help the cause! Please share and like.. many kisses

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      mrducksmrnot 5 years ago

      Great lens on Breast Cancer awareness and it is all this month. That school needs some education lessons for itself. I just ordered a black T shirt "Real Men Wear Pink" and told all those men out their, especially those married, to tell their spouse if they find something lumpy or wrong. Cheaper than paying a doctor to find out for you. Kudo's on a wonderful lens.

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      mimarlou 5 years ago

      lovely! Thanks for creating this.

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      Stephanie Tietjen 5 years ago from Albuquerque, New Mexico

      Fun presentation while making important points

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      mumsgather 5 years ago

      My sister just got diagnosed with Breast Cancer and I have an aunt who is a breast cancer survivor, that means I am in a very high risk group. I haven't heard of boo bees before but I'm certainly going to bless this lens about boo bees.

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      Kristen 5 years ago from Wisconsin

      Fantastic info! I've never heard of a Boo Bee before, I love the concept!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      This is very unique, cute, and serious at the same time. :)

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      Expat Mamasita 5 years ago from Slovakia

      A lovely lens

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      Christine Hulme 5 years ago from SE Kent, England

      NIce lens- loved the pics!

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      Mark Falco 5 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      Hehe, I used to eat at a Tex-Mex restaurant called Chi Chi's in England...wonder if they knew it as a slang term for boobs.

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      Gr8fulGirl 5 years ago

      Too cute---and for such a great cause! Thanks so much for writing yet another awesome lens to read :o)

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      Cheryl Fay Mikesell 5 years ago from Ladysmith, WI

      Never heard of this event. Cute. A fun awareness for Breast Cancer.

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      LouisaDembul 5 years ago

      This is a fun way of raising awareness of breast cancer!

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      pawpaw911 5 years ago

      Breast cancer awareness is very important. Cute lens.

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      HalloweenRecipes 5 years ago

      There are so many ways we could be offended today but...boobi? Boo Bees is cute, creative and very catchy!

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      bossypants 5 years ago

      I love it! Imagine someone being offended when breast euphemisms are used in breast cancer awareness! Boo Bees is an adorable way to raise awareness.

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      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      What a great way to show support for those who are affected by breast cancer. Your daughter's school needs to get a grip!

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      gypsyman27 lm 5 years ago

      This certainly is a good idea to increase Breast Cancer awareness, well done. See you around the galaxy...

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      Mickie Goad 5 years ago

      Boo Bees are an original. Reminds me of the day my 3 year old grand-daughter pointed at my bottom and said "You have a big bottie! I have a baby bootie!" Gotta love those grandkids.

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      Pam Irie 5 years ago from Land of Aloha

      This is a brilliant idea and a great way for kids to honor loved ones too. YAY You and your daughter for making such a great team! Wonderfully inspiring!

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      Elyn MacInnis 5 years ago from Shanghai, China

      Love it.

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      CozyKitty 5 years ago

      Breast Cancer is no laughing matter, but keeping a sense of humor can be invaluable in difficult times. Thanks for a fun way to help raise awareness ... :)

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      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      What a great play on words.