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Robinson 1Cierra Robinson Claire Pelonis English 100 15 February 2017 Cancer is a Bitch March of 2011, was the year I found out my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. Thankfully in December of 2013 my mother was cancer free. Cancer may not have physically taken my mom, but for 3 years it definitely took her way emotionally. When I was in the seventh grade I really didn't understand what cancer was, yet alone know how much it was about to affect my family's life. I can remember the gruesome day she told my sister and I, like it was yesterday. It was almost my birthday the day she old us. Being 12 I was very excited to turn 13 and be an “official” teenager but I wasn’t expecting to be told that I might not have a mom anymore. I remember the pain in her voice. I remember the tears she was

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