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My Strength

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 42. My life in the last year went from happy and healthy to absolutely crazy. My husband of 23 years left me, I was getting a divorce, and now this. I had found an amazing man only 3 months before I noticed the lumps, and I wondered if he'd stick around...

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The Cancer Phone Call

Breast cancer runs in Aniela's family, so she had planned to get a preventive double-mastectomy. But days before her appointment, she got a call from her doctor — and she recorded it.

Susan's Story

I was 47 years old. After my zumba class, I took a shower and felt a hard pea-sized bump in my breast. I called to get a mammogram the next day, as it was a few weeks away from my annual. They said I had to wait til it was due. Luckily my gynocologist got me in that day. That same week I had seen an attorney about filing for divorce…

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