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Contessa chats with a Breast Cancer Survivor, Danielle Whidby. Danielle talks about her experience after having a mastectomy and the book she wrote with her daughter. 

Here’s a quote from her article in the Nov/Dec issue of MOD&ALT. Subscribe at to read the full article. 

“I had my right breast removed. I smiled reframed and thought positive. Ok, let’s really cut the tit I cried had anxiety and wasn’t sure if I would like myself during this time. Even with all the support, I had to face this disease alone. It’s easy to accept yourself when you fit a standard. Remove your hair or your breast and all that you think about is being feminine. Would you accept you?”

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