Saturday, January 18, 2020     Volume: 20, Issue: 46
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Santa Maria Sun / Special Issue

Awareness Issue 2018

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Awareness Issue 2018



A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience for anybody, an almost all-defining pit of despair with seemingly no way out. But art therapy has proven useful to many battling the disease, and for working artists, it can be a lifeline to recovery. For this week’s cover story, and for the Sun’s first ever Awareness Issue, Arts and Lifestyle Writer Rebecca Rose spoke with local artists who are either survivors or are currently battling cancer, and turn to the creative process for healing [12]. Also, check out some of our regular content, Spotlight [8] and School Scene [10], which aim to raise awareness during October,
which is the awareness month for both Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence.

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Weekly Poll
How do you feel about the proposed Strauss Wind Energy Project near Lompoc?

It'll kill way too many birds.
The county needs to significantly increase its renewable energy production.
I'm concerned about the birds, but climate change will kill a lot more.
It doesn't matter. This project will fizzle out just like the last one.

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