Monthly Archives: May 2013

Remembering Laurette

A few days ago my stepmother, Laurette Schecter, passed away after a long struggle with a neurological illness.  Since her death, I have thought so much about the time we spent together.  When I was in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Angelina and Me

Angelina Jolie and I have always had a lot in common, so I wasn’t surprised to find out we have the same BRCA1 gene mutation.  We are both known for our curvy figures, vivacious children, and dreamy husbands.  We have … Continue reading

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Letter to Young Women with Breast Cancer

It is early in the evening. The light of day still lingers.  This is when we would tuck our kids into bed and pour a glass of red wine.  When we would send off one last work email. When we … Continue reading

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