One writer reveals what it's really like to live with the disease day-to-day
— and honors the woman who helped her through the darkest moments.
Last October, REDBOOK asked readers to send in their stories of how breast
cancer had touched their lives — whether they themselves had the disease or had
witnessed a loved one facing it down. The entries we received were poignant and
powerful, making it difficult to select the grand-prize winner. Its author,
Lauren Reece Flaum, 48, was...
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