Shonda Scott, founder of the Pink Access Foundation, gives a high five to a supporter in the crowd. The non-profit organization, which provides support services to cancer patients, donated $4,000 to Saturday’s event.

Sporting a pink scarf around her newly shaved head and a black baseball cap with pink rhinestone accents, Debra Hagan watched her sister swim Saturday afternoon.

Hagan, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, was moved to tears as she supported her sister at the 17th annual Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer. “I’m here as her cheerleader,” Hagan said. “I’m not a swimmer, but I can sure can cheer her on.”

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