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This week’s W.O.W. comes from my aunt Marge.  She underwent an oopherectomy and PBM (prophylactic bilateral mastecomy) a number of years ago while in her 60s.

We made the decision at different times in our lives, and I’m not sure what I would do at your age. I’d like to think that I would make the same decision. I remember Fred’s aunt telling me over the phone when I told her my news about my decision – that I was brave. I demurred and said that a fireman risking his life going into a burning building is brave. I was just decisive and confident. The same goes for you.

Thank you Marge for understanding that everyone makes their own decisions on their own time.