publication date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: What does cutting funding to a reproductive health organization have to do with helping your sisters avoid cancer?

explanation: Brinker founded Susan G. Komen for the Cure after her sister died from breast cancer. The organization made news the week before this goo was published by cutting funds to Planned Parenthood because of a new rule, which it reversed after public outcry. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: Scott had originally set out to create a goo of Susan G. Komen herself, but couldn't find an appropriate photograph. Several players guessed Komen.

Winter 2012 Tournament: It's the ultimate battle for supremacy! Or, it's just a silly online game. Take your pick. Players will face off in one-on-one competitions until all but one is eliminated, producing a season champion. Have fun!

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