CHICAGO, October 7, 2019 – In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will present an all-new “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” on Friday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. CT. The half-hour special will also be streamed live at WGNTV.com/Live. An encore will be seen Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 p.m. CT on CLTV.

WGN’s Dina Bair and Dean Richards will host the special featuring inspiring survivor stories. Dean will be at Gilda’s Club Chicago to share survivor stories and highlight the work done by the organization. The special will also feature discussions with doctors and healthcare professionals about the latest advancements in breast cancer diagnosis and innovative treatments, as well as regaining one’s life after a diagnosis.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease through early detection, education and support services.

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment. WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News app. In-depth local weather is available on all newscasts and the WGN-TV Weather app. WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Nexstar Media Group’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate. WGN 9.4 carries TBD, bringing the world of internet video to the TV screen. WGN-TV is a Nexstar Media Group station. For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com

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