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When Kim Newlen got the news that her mammogram was abnormal—and that a lumpectomy followed by radiation followed by a full mastectomy were next on her life plan—the Richmond native and founder of Sweet Monday thought she would "pull the covers of my head and wait until everything was over." This is the story of how the absolute opposite happened—how Newlen's breast cancer led her to make a common-good decision on behalf of others.

Bolder As I Got Balder: How God Used Breast Cancer to Give Me Courage

A cancer diagnosis inspired Kim Newlen to create something beautiful for other women.

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