Monday, April 18, 2005

Tampabay: Rhymes, reasons vary for wristband

Tampabay: Rhymes, reasons vary for wristband: "Rhymes, reasons vary for wristband
Some say that despite their popularity, proliferation of 'message' bands may be diminishing their meaning.
Published April 18, 2005

Ty Smith struggles to explain the meaning behind the 10 bracelets he wears on his wrists.
His mother, Frances Smith, prompts him: The yellow one is for cancer and the pink for cancer awareness. Green is for 'Save Our Earth,' blue for 'Peace On Earth.' Then there's a pink Adidas band, a red Supercross racing band and red, black and pink Nike bands."

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