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Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy

Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy

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Monday, October 23, 2006 N/A
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  • Season: 2006-07
  • Network: Lifetime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, True Story, Woman's Issue/Story
  • Based On: Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy written by Geralyn Lucas

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Geralyn Lucas. Twenty-seven year old, married television news journalist Geralyn Lucas finds her perfect life turned upside down when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. She soon begins a journey filled with fear and uncertainty as she questions her identity as a young woman in a beauty obsessed culture. Overwhelmed with differing medical opinions she decides she must take control and become her own advocate, which eventually leads to her decision to have a mastectomy. With the help of family and friends she ultimately discovers her own courage and self-acceptance.


Production Company:

  • Grossbart Kent Productions IAW Lifetime Television

Production Type:

  • In-House
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