Inspirational Woman Of The Day: Angelina Jolie

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Angelina-Jolie

By MIA MCNIECE

Angelina Jolie shocked the world back in May when she announced she had a preventive double mastectomy. But there was one woman who knew her secret all along and was with the mom of six every step of the way.

Dr. Kristi Funk of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Beverly Hills treated Jolie, 38, and speaks about the actress’ brave journey in the September issue of Los Angelesmagazine.

The Oscar winner decided to undergo a double mastectomy earlier this year after genetic tests showed her to have a high risk of developing breast cancer. Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancerin 2007 at the age of 56.

In the piece, Funk says Jolie “waited to find the perfect timing in her personal and professional life, but I think most importantly in her soul,” to tell the world what she had done. “She…

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