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There are so many stories on FORCE's website and so many members willing to share their experiences. We hope these profiles can help you connect with our community and get advice from people like you — people who have been where you are today!

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Bethanie
Columbia , SC, 41. Found out I was BRCA 2 positive December, 2009. Currently planning on DM with reconstruction in Charleston.

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Rosie Carroll
Louisville, KY, 55. I finally learned to accept my disease after a long fight. I new I had to stay positive if I had a chance to survive. That was the most diffcult part

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Stacey K
Wisconsin, 38. I'm married with two daughters - Lauren, 4 and Ava Grace, 2. BRCA1+, Prophylactic surgeries: oopherectomy and bilateral mastectomy.

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Tania R
Wisconsin, 45. BC at age 43; Mastectomy with expander; BRCA2+; prophylactic mastectomy with bi-lateral lat flap. Finally prophylactic oophorectomy and hysterectomy;

Suzanne C

Suzanne C
Florida, 43. I'm 43 and married with one daughter; increased surveillance along with a prophylactic mastectomy and Alloderm One Step reconstruction.

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Trisha
Tampa, Florida, 36. I'm 36 and married with one step-son.

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Tina Kuhr
North Carolina, 50. BRCA1 and BRCA 2 + Increased surveillance. Prophylactic Oophorectomy Mastectomies (after diagnosis) with implant on left breast and lat flap

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Kim
Marysville, Michigan, 45. I'm 45, and married with two kids, Sam, 19 and Sarah, 17. I am BRCA1 and BRCA2 positive.

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