THE PINK HOUSE

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Our friend and press photographer Victor M. Ulloa shared this image when he was at the White House on Thursday.

That's because, for one evening, the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the president's official residence was lit up in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and that thousands will die from the disease.

The Obama administration is supporting breast cancer screenings and other free preventive services which are available under the new health care law.

Starting next year, insurance companies will be barred from denying anyone coverage because of a pre-existing condition, like breast cancer.