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One month isn’t enough to recognize the strength of those fighting breast cancer

One month isn’t enough to recognize the strength of those fighting breast cancer

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
October 28, 2021

On Oct. 17, I lost my aunt, Nafisa, to breast cancer. After 16 years of fighting, she was forced to give up because her body gave in, even if her conscience wasn’t ready yet. Losing her made me realize...

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