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IN People ON 13 Nov, 2016
Women are incredibly courageous, and if a woman decides, she can change the world, conquering all odds and obstacles.
Today, we take pride in talking about one such woman who has battled with Cancer with inspiring bravery. She has proved that cancer is not an illness or a problem; in fact, it is ONLY a phase of life which will pass away. This lady here battled breast cancer while she was pregnant and her attitude towards dealing was remarkable.
I am sure her inspiring photos will make you believe that women are capable of anything.
Image Source: Kimi Maxwell
It was 2014 when Kimi got pregnant for the second time in her life and then she perceived this disturbing news.
She learned that she had breast cancer. But it didn't stop her.
Maxwell fought hard throughout her pregnancy. It was difficult for her, but she did not quit. *Salute*
To choose between saving her unborn child's life or her own.
She underwent double mastectomy while battling for her life.
Yes, she posed, showing her healing scars. She had pictures of herself with the growing baby bump.
This is a great victory. One of her poses revealed 'I survived' written across her chest and 'So did I' over her baby bump.
She gave birth to her child. And she won.
Photographer Nikki Holmes wrote on Facebook, "She wanted to bare all to help raise awareness".
They are real survivors. Kimi is now in respite and has finished her reconstructive surgery.
Her story is truly an inspirational one.