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Ms. Mastectomy News Flash: Angelina Jolie Has Preventative Double Mastectomy

CBC’s The Current called me early this morning, wondering what I thought about Angelina Jolie‘s prophylactic double mastectomy and the Op-Ed she wrote in today’s New York Times. Shocked by the news, I read Jolie’s Op-Ed several times. Clearly, Jolie’s … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist and her Mastectomy Scar

Last year, on a beautiful autumn day, Montreal photographer Phil Carpenter visited me at my home in Vancouver. We sat at the dining room table, and Phil showed me the exquisite mastectomy portraits of Canadian women featured in his new … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Vancouver Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Monday, October 29

  You’re invited to the  Vancouver Launch of Breast Stories: Cancer Survivors Speak Out Monday, October 29 at 6:30 PM 899 W 12th Avenue Vancouver General Hospital (Round Room) Come meet Phil Carpenter and have your book personally signed. Light refreshments … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Photographer Phil Carpenter at the Montreal Book Launch of “Breast Stories” on Friday, October 19

 Exactly one year ago today, I welcomed artist/photographer Phil Carpenter into my home. We spent the morning talking about a special project he was working on. It involved traveling across Canada and taking semi-nude portraits of women who had survived … Continue reading

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Dear Jodi Jaecks

Yesterday morning I read an article about you in the Seattle Times. Inspired by your bravery, I blogged about your battle with the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department and eventual triumph when they declared that you are the only woman allowed … Continue reading

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