As a health economist, Felicia Marie Knaul had studied the wide disparities in healthcare. She had witnessed how illness impoverished families and why cancer had increasingly become a disease of the poor. But it wasn’t until she was diagnosed with breast cancer that these inequities turned eerily real.
Sharon Radell, 52, had three types of cancer in her breast. After undergoing a mastectomy, she's lived 10 years cancer free. She discusses a life of balancing parenthood, career and the required healing.
Ten local breast cancer survivors celebrate life and their common experiences by swimming with dolphins at Miami Seaquarium. This symbolic swim took place Wednesday, October 7, 2015 It's supposed to represent hope, survival and empowerment. Video by Carl Juste