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A voice for the voiceless

My name is Martie Westraad. I am 53 years old and live in Suiderberg, Pretoria. 

I was worried and concerned about my breast as I could see something terrible was wrong with my one breast.  396 more words

Advocates For Breast Cancer

The Hippy, the Potter and the Queen!

I have just finished having the most hilarious lunch I’ve had in a long time. It was the seventy third birthday of an old friend of mine, and I basically gate crashed without meaning to. 855 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith

We All Need Someone to Just Listen to Us Sometimes

I’m a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I’ve lived through the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including panic attacks and anxiety. I know all too well how important it is when psychological or physical “triggers” cause the panic attacks, to have someone to just listen to us and not judge us as the attack runs its course. 591 more words

Introducing... The Breast Health Foundation

The Breast Health Foundation was launched in 2002 to raise awareness of breast health among women through a series of community based education projects and creating awareness via community health facilities. 439 more words

Advocates For Breast Cancer

Statement from Day One on St. George’s Settlement

“We share in the joy and validation that the St. George’s abuse survivors feel as a result of today’s settlement. While we acknowledge that no amount of compensation can make up for the irreparable damage child sexual abuse causes, this settlement is an important step in the survivors’ healing journey. 79 more words

New And Notes

The Pink House

We lived in a pink-colored house on a corner lot of a dead end street in Taft, Florida. Just a home of many homes we frequently moved into. 955 more words

Book Of Life

A Little Hero

2016 – She sat impatiently on the edge of the metal grey fold up chair attempting to catch a loose strand of strawberry-blonde hair that caught the passing breeze. 801 more words

Book Of Life