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This Breast Cancer Survivor Got Her Dream Photo Shoot And Reminded All Of Us That We Are Beautiful No Matter What

"I never thought about life because I had it."

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According to Breastcancer.org, around 246,660 women in the US will likely be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. So, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ladylike gave a breast cancer survivor her dream photo shoot and reminded all of us how resilient women are:

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Before Diana was diagnosed, she was someone who barely got sick...

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...so when the single mother was diagnosed in February 2016, it came as a shock.

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Shortly after her diagnosis, Diana had a mastectomy and had her grandchildren cut off her hair.

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Like many women, Diana had socially ingrained expectations about how her hair and breasts defined her beauty, so losing them took a toll on her. However, it also taught her that her body doesn’t define her infinite beauty:

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For this photo shoot, Diana wanted something that represented her strength, growth, and infectious smile.

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So Ladylike styled her and did her makeup.

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And she looked beautiful:

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Absolutely stunning:

The entire experience was moving for everyone in the room.

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And most importantly, it reminded the superstar of how much of a queen she is.

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