Desperately hoping to avert breast cancer, a diagnosis that has plagued her family for generations, a woman decides to have a prophylactic surgery that will forever alter her reflection. But being married, with two young children and already suffering from health issues, diving into hereditary cancer genes may prove more complicated than this stay-at-home mom imagined. On her journey to lessen her odds, she's forced to confront the reality of her life, the struggles of her past, and her role as a mother and wife, all while having to redefine what it means to be beautiful.
The Beautiful Defect: A Body in Crisis A Life in Renewal
Lilith Costa, author