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Monica Barlow

Monica Barlow

After fighting lung cancer for more than four years, Orioles public relations director Monica Pence Barlow succumbed to the disease in late February. She was 36. According to an obituary in The Sun, Barlow, a graduate of the College of William and Mary, joined the Orioles in 2001 as a public relations assistant, rising to the top job in 2008, when she replaced Bill Stetka. Following her Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis in September 2009, Barlow, who never smoked and was a frequent runner, worked as a speaker and fundraiser for the LUNGevity Foundation, an organization focused on the disease. Tributes immediately flowed in, from both people within the Orioles organization and the...

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