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Sam Taylor-Wood survives breast cancer, becomes pregnant with second child

Sam Taylor-Wood is in the news now, but perhaps it's not for the right reasons. The 42-year-old British artist has been making headlines for her May-December romance with actor Aaron Johnson, who is 23 years her junior.

However, many people don't know that Taylor-Wood is a two-time cancer survivor. The beautiful blonde has been in remission from both colon and breast cancer for almost a decade.

Taylor-Wood spoke with Harpers Bazaar about her breast cancer diagnosis, at the age of 32.

"They kept saying it was one in a million, therefore it can't be [cancer]," she told the news source. Two years prior to that, she had successfully beat colon cancer.

Taylor-Wood is now in complete remission, is engaged to Johnson and expecting a baby. She also directed her first feature film, Nowhere Boy, about the life of John Lennon.

It looks like the woman is determined to persevere with her career - and her health.

"I took on cancer like I take on everything - like a mission and a job to accomplish," she told the news outlet.ADNFCR-2795-ID-19759628-ADNFCR
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