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Joy is a 65 year-old woman who grew up in Jamaica and came to America to be educated as a legally blind teenager. She offers insights to the breast cancer journey that only someone like herself could share. Joy is a strong advocate of professionally facilitated support groups. She had a single mastectomy followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Raising young children, she put off reconstruction for a decade. She glowingly talks about how the reconstructive process made life for her so much better. A poet, she shares her wisdom through words in her story.

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ContributorJoy, 65Read Full Bio

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Joy is a 65 year-old woman who grew up in Jamaica and came to America to be educated as a legally blind teenager. She offers insights to the breast cancer journey that only someone like herself could share. Joy is a strong advocate of professionally facilitated support groups. She had a single mastectomy followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Raising young children, she put off reconstruction for a decade. She glowingly talks about how the reconstructive process made life for her so much better. A poet, she shares her wisdom through words in her story.

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Joy is a 65 year-old woman who grew up in Jamaica and came to America to be educated as a legally blind teenager. She offers insights to the breast cancer journey that only someone like herself could share. Joy is a strong advocate of professionally facilitated support groups. She had a single mastectomy followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Raising young children, she put off reconstruction for a decade. She glowingly talks about how the reconstructive process made life for her so much better. A poet, she shares her wisdom through words in her story.

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