SAN ANTONIO -

Bexar County commissioners honored KSAT 12 News anchor Leslie Mouton for her courage and public service in her fight against breast cancer.

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff announced Tuesday that the county recognized October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and offered thanks and gratitude to Mouton, who accepted the honor for her public stance and personal battle with breast cancer.

Mouton said that her battle serves as a reminder to all young women that breast self-exams are crucial in early detection.

She was joined by her husband and their daughter at the ceremony.