When Lori Rodden was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2013, her husband was worried she would die.
Three years later, Rodden was one of the models strutting down the pink runway at Thursday night's Pink Party in Blue Back Square. All proceeds of the fifth annual event benefited the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Southern New England.
"My message to people is you have to go for mammograms and screenings," said Rodden, a member of the Komen board of directors. "As scary as it is, if I didn't go ... I would be in a very different place."
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