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Cierra Sisters Host Annual World Cancer Day Event Dedicated to Embracing Knowledge

by Chamidae Ford


Bridgette Hempstead, the founder of Cierra Sisters, received her breast cancer diagnosis on her 35th birthday. A diagnosis she had to fight tooth and nail to get. 

When Hempstead went to the doctor intending to get a mammogram, her doctor urged her not to — not just because she was young, but because she was Black.

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