The Tale of Nayaba Arinde: Breast Cancer Survivor and Warrior

May 28, 2011  |  

 

Breast cancer has taken far too many lives and far too many black women in particular. Nayaba Arinde, editor at the historic New York Amsterdam News, is a breast cancer survivor. She is also a single mom (with a village) and a writer, activist, friend and warrior. Nayaba first tried alternative treatments, but ended up going the traditional route. Her tale is unfortunately too familiar, but she is a survivor and she has words of wisdom and encouragement for those who will follow in her path.

Check out her powerful story above!

 

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