Inspo From Famous Mothers and Daughters Affected By Breast Cancer
In honour of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together a list of celeb mothers and daughters who’ve been touched by breast cancer, and continue to remind us how important it is to have a shoulder to lean on.
American Model, Karlie Kloss, refers to her mom as a “superhero” when thinking about the struggle her mom went through. Here’s to all the SUPERHERO moms in our lives!
Fashion designer, and daughter of former Beatles member, Paul McCartney, Stella understands how devastating Breast Cancer can be, after witnessing her mom go through treatment. As part of her Winter 2017 clothing line, she launched a collection of lingerie, the proceeds of which support breast cancer Awareness.
Keys, whose mother is also a breast cancer survivor, is focused on reducing breast cancer-related fatalities in African American women. With these mortality rates being much higher than those of other ethnicities, Alicia hopes to break down the socio-economic barriers associated with early detection and treatment.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, both Kathy Bates, and her mother Bertye underwent double mastectomy surgery. Kathy’s courage, and choice to speak out about opting out of reconstruction has been an inspiration to many.
Christina Applegate, and her mother, Nancy Priddy share more in common than their acting careers. Both Applegate and Priddy are breast cancer survivors who underwent double mastectomies. Applegate attributes her successful recovery to her mother’s overwhelming support.
Here’s to all the incredibly strong mothers and daughters out there! Rethink Breast Cancer would like to take this opportunity to wish you, and all the moms in your life, a very happy Mother’s Day!