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UK Nursing student, breast cancer survivor thrives on activity, beating cancer and finishing school

By Elizabeth Adams UKNow reporter Striding across the finish line in pink knee-high socks imprinted with the phrase “tough ta-tas,” Brandy Smith completed her first 5K as a breast cancer survivor in October. She wore a victory sash and clasped a pink carnation as she and husband Jason waited for friends at the ballpark. The race was a moment of exhalation for the University of Kentucky student...