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Awareness Ribbons and Their Meanings

WHITE BLACK COW LUNG CANCER ZEBRA 9/11 REMEMBRANCE OMPHALOCELE BONE CANCER STIFF PERSON OSTEOPEROSIS VIRGINIA TECH MASSACRE SYNDROME SAFE MOTHERHOOD MELANOMA RARE-DISEASE ANTI-PORNOGRAPHY NARCOLEPSY AWARENESS POSTPARTUM SLEEP DISORDERS EHLERS-DANIOS DEPRESSION SYNDROME EMPHYSEMA BLINDNESS SILVER SCHIZOPHRENIA GREY ENCEPHALITIS ALLERGIES BRAIN DISABILITIES APHASIA PARKINSON'S DISEASE LIGHT GREEN ASTHMA DYSLEXIA KIMIDORI RIBBON ROBIN'S EGG BRAIN CANCER CELIAC DISEASE BRAIN TUMORS MINT SEXUALLY PIERRE ROBIN BORDERLINE TRANSMITTED CONGENITAL HEPATIC SYNDROME PERSONALITY DISEASES FIBROSIS DISORDER IVERMARK SYNDROME LIME GREEN 88 PALE BLUE DARK BLUE LYME DISEASE LYMPHOMA ACHALASIA ACUTE RESPIRATORY GREEN MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY TWO-TONE BLUE DISTRESS LEUKEMIA MENTAL HEALTH COLITIS HYDROCEPHALUS LITERACY COLON CANCER DEPRESSION HISTIOCYTOSIS GLAUCOMA KRABBE DISEASE KIDNEY ČANČER BLUE RECTAL CANCER BIPOLAR DISORDER JADE CHRONIC FATIGUE HUMAN TRAFFICKING CEREBRAL PALSY HEPATITIS B PRO-CHOICE RESTLESS LEG NEUROFIBROMATOSIS LIVER CANCER HUNTINGTON'S ORGAN DONATION SYNDROME DISEASE TOURETTE'S LEUKODYSTROPHIES SYNDROME POMPE DISEASE STEM CELL RESEARCH ADDICTION ALOPECIA INDIGO TEAL ARTHRITIS ONLINE HARASSMENT DYSTONIA ANTI-BULLYING ARTHRITIS ANXIETY DISORDER ERB'S PALSY CERVICAL CANCER PEACE 1979: DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY FOOD ALLERGIES Inspired by the song "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree", Penney Laingen, wife of a hostage who'd been taken in Iran, started tying yellow ribbons around trees as a POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD) OVARIAN CANCER SEXUAL ASSAULT LIGHT BLUE TSUNAMI VICTIMS tribute to missing soldiers. Soon after, yellow solidari- ty ribbons sprouted up ADDISONS DISEASE BEHCETS DISEASE CREAM MEN'S HEALTH across the U.S. PROSTATE CANCER PARALYSIS YELLOW THYROID DISEASE SPINAL CORD AUTO-TUNE ABUSE VETERANS AND INJURIES CUSHING MISSING SOLDIERS SYNDROME SUICIDE AWARENESS GRAVES DISEASE SPINA BIFIDA VELO-CARIO FACIAL BLADDER CANCER BROWN SYNDROME MISSING CHILDREN GOLD ANTI-TOBACCO COLON CHILDHOOD CANCER CANCER NEUROBLASTOMA DENIM GENETIC DISORDERS A NON-EXHAUSTIVE, NON-DEFINITIVE WHITE + BLUE PEACH COLUMBINE A GUIDE TO SHOOTING ENDOMETRIAL REMEMBRANCE CANCER UTERINE CANCER AWARENESS RIBBONS VAGINAL CANCER WHITE + BLUE ALS (LOU GEHRIG's) AMBER APPENDIX AND THEIR MEANINGS CANCER LAVENDER Over the last two decades, wearing awareness ribbons of various colours has grown into a gesture of solidarity with various causes. ALL CANCERS EPILEPSY RETT SYNDROME ORANGE To boost your knowledge of awareness ribbons to expert level, we've put together a selection of the most popular ribbons out there. CRANIOSYNTOSIS LUPUS ANIMAL ABUSE LEUKEMIA SELF-INJURY PERRIWINKLE KIDNEY CANCER EATING DISORDERS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PULMONARY VIOLET PARAMEDIC SUPPORT HYPERTENSION HODGKIN'S PRADER-WILLI IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME LYMPHOMA SYNDROME AGENT ORANGE 1991: The red AIDS ribbon was the first awareness PURPLE ribbon to become famous after several celebrities CANCER SURVIVORS BURGUNDY + IVORY attended the Tony Awards, red ribbons pinned to their lapels and dresses. LGBT HATE CRIMES HEAD AND NECK CROHN'S DISEASE CANCERS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DRUG OVERDOSE RED FIBROMYALGIA AIDS & HIV CYSTIC FIBROSIS ALZHEIMER's PANCREATIC CANCER CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE STROKES BURGUNDY TUBERCULOSIS MARCH OF DIMES SUBSTANCE ABUSE ADULT DISABILITIES ORCA WHALE PROTECTION HEMOPHILIA BRAIN ANEURYSMS D.A.R.E. SICKLE CELL ANEMIA WILLIAMS SYNDROME ORCHID + ORANGE ORAL CANCER MENINGITIS ECZEMA MIGRAINES PSORIASIS ORCHID TESTICULAR CANCER PINK BREAST CANCER ABDOMINAL PURPLE + BLUE CANCER PEDIATRIC STROKE PURPLE + YELLOW RHEUMATOID PUZZLE ARTHRITIS AUTOIMMUNE ASPERGER'S НЕРАТITIS AUTISM TIE-DYE DISTRACTED DRIVING PURPLE + GREEN STICKLER SYNDROME RAINBOW PINK, PURPLE + TEAL THYROID CANCER GAY PRIDE ORANGE + NAVY RIGHTS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS PURPLE, BLUE, MARIGOLD PINK + BLUE BLADDER CANCER BIRTH AND INFANT RED + BLUE SYNDROMES PULMONARY FIBROSIS YELLOW + BLUE MALE BREAST CANCER SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DOWN SYNDROME PRO-LIFE DISORDER chimp SOURCES: disabled-world.com/disability/awareness/ribbons.php wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_awareness_ribbons chimp.net

Awareness Ribbons and Their Meanings

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A non-exhaustive, non-definitive guide to awareness ribbons & their history.

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Chimp

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Jen Cook

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Dee Keilholz

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