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I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer on March 4, 2008. I had just turned 40 the previous December. I was devistated, but I knew that I could beat this because I had two daughters to finish raising. I had a double masectomy on March 20, 2008 followed by 16 weeks of chemo and 5 weeks of radiation. I completed my reconstruction on July 8, 2009. I have learned an important lesson that I have passed on to others, There are things in this life you can control and can't control. I could not control the cancer and what it had done to me, but I could control how I reacted to the procedures and treatment, that is what go me through. I feel lucky and privilaged to have gone on and completed this journey.

Nancy Ehrich
Salt Lake City, UT

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