By her 18th birthday, Laura Kearney realized "the girls" weren't
growing -- but she pushed aside thoughts of breast implants.
For eight years, she resisted the pressures of society -- images of stars
and starlets, the focus on female anatomy. "It's everywhere in your
face," says Kearney, now 26. "I felt like less of a woman."
In the end, Kearney finally did do it -- tossed the padded bras
forever, opting for silicone breast implants. "It may seem petty to some
people, but felt I needed to...