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Month: February 2016

Breast Cancer, He-roes, and the Downsides of Pink Culture

My grandmother Venecie May died of breast cancer in 1945 at the age 41, leaving behind 5 very sad and confused children. The details of her illness were only whispered around them — a¬†dreadful, embarrassing thing. So vague were those conversations that I didn’t learn what had killed her until […]