Thursday, May 16, 2013

Angelina Jolie is on the cover of TIME!

Angelina Jolie is on the cover of the latest issue of Time Magazine, all due to her preventative double mastectomy!

 The cover photo was taken before her surgery in February.
“[When] a woman known for her powerfully iconic beauty announced that she had undergone an elective double mastectomy to reduce her genetically high risk of breast cancer, it was a cultural and medical earthquake — a revelation so arresting it became the subject of TIME’s newest cover story,” wrote Time’s Jeffrey Kluger.
Jolie revealed in a New York Times op-ed Tuesday that she had a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she had a mutated BRCA1 gene known to raise risks of breast and ovarian cancers. Jolie has been widely praised for the decision and for sharing the news publicly.


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