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Ginsburg, Patrick Dempsey among honorees at Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program

Courtesy Marion Meakem

SPOTTED: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and actor Patrick Dempsey — also known as RBG and McDreamy — posing side-by-side while being honored on Capitol Hill for their work fighting cancer.

The unlikely duo was recognized at a Thursday luncheon at the Library of Congress as part of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program. 

{mosads}Eighty-six-year-old Ginsburg, a cancer survivor, was honored for “inspiring Americans of all ages to prioritize health and fitness to reduce their cancer risk” by continuing her famed, rigorous workout routines. 

Dempsey, who starred on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” as Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd, is the founder of an eponymous cancer center in Maine. The 53-year-old performer created the Dempsey Center in 2008 after his mother’s ovarian cancer diagnosis.

LeeAnn Johnson, the wife of Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), and Amanda Soto, who’s married to Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) also received awards at the 27th annual bipartisan luncheon for their efforts towards cancer prevention and awareness.

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