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Diagnosed at 26 & 31
My wonderful boyfriend at the time, Zac, stayed with me through surgery to remove the 4cm tumor in my axilla and held me up as I began chemo. We married on October 18th.
Maya Angelou On Being Grateful
The famous author sat down with Oprah to discuss moderation in all things (even moderation itself), the brilliance of living in your 80s (do it if you can), and the importance of gratitude.
Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Research
Once fully funded, interest earned from the endowed fund for breast cancer research will be used to pay the salary of a breast cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic. Contributions to the fund are matched by Mayo Clinic up to $250,000.
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