Liver Cancer Awareness Day in memory of Pineapple Barber
LIVER CANCER AWARENESS DAY
July 20, 2023
Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner and City of Hohenwald Mayor Danny McKnight signed a proclamation declaring July 11 as Liver Cancer Awareness Day in Lewis County.
The proclamation read, "Whereas, the liver is one of the largest organs in the human body, and is responsible for filtering harmful substances from the blood, producing bile that helps digest fat, and storing sugar that the body uses for energy.
"Whereas, according to the American Association of Cancer Research, sadly over 40,000 new cases of liver cancer are diagnosed in America each year.
"Whereas, tragically, over 29,000 men an...