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Courageous Move by Angelina Jolie

2013-05-31

After discovering she carried the faulty BRCA-1 gene causing breast cancer, Angelina Jolie opted to have a preventative double mastectomy. Keeping the whole thing private, Angelina underwent three months of procedures starting on February 2, and finishing on April 27. Beginning with the removal of both breasts, she then underwent reconstructive surgery to replace her breasts with implants.

Her partner Brad Pitt, told London newspaper the Evening Standard: 'Having witnessed this decision firsthand, I find Angie’s choice, as well as so many others like her, absolutely heroic.”  If you want to read the full story click here.

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