October 19, 2009

Zombies Attack Brain Tumors

It's that time of the year again. Zombie Walks usually make good news stories regardless of the season, but come Halloween they appear to hit the news cycle harder and faster.

Just 10 minutes ago, I noticed this quirky story out of the University of Buffalo:

Zombies attack brain tumors
Keeley Sheehan, Executive Editor

Zombies invaded the Student Union on Friday for the Strategic and Role Playing Association zombie walk to raise awareness for the fight against brain cancer.

SARPA began planning for the walk in July. The group modeled the walk after zombie walks held in downtown Buffalo, and thought it would be an interesting way to promote brain cancer awareness, according to Thomas Smith, president of SARPA.

“You can’t go wrong with zombies,” Smith said. “We could’ve been ninjas but that wouldn’t have made sense.”
Of course ninjas wouldn't make sense. It's the zombies that are most affected by brain cancer. Who wants to eat a cancerous brain?

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