How this tattoo artist with metastatic breast cancer is helping other cancer patients

Beth Fairchild, 40, is a mom and grandma from Greensboro, North Carolina who gives back to cancer patients through her work on areola restoration and involvement of metastatic breast cancer awareness.
3:00 | 08/03/20

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Cancer patient myself knowing exactly what these women via all. And then being able to pay news are to do this for me and it's very eager cutie Fermi. They get on my table and look at the mere happens they see. What they're dressed looked like before surgery. It wasn't an eye out as an engine in the week. Never jury members. Canes was a little unusual in 900 and with a lump in breast. But research tells us now that you can happen and wants humor in your grass. And on this one tiny spell to disseminate or not every tune. Every day knowing that you are one day closer to that day that you no longer long answer. Is tiring. 'cause I understand. End and where Ghali. It's easy for me terribly and talk to them as you experience answer is experienced breast surgery. That I speak the language clients and me to Myanmar and want them. Our that I do as well it is. Helping to plan research specifically in the arena. And metastatic breast cancer. Hoping to be Atlantic treaty there eased that will give patients like me more ops. That happened relatively healthy sense can. Leading my first planet fear being vacuumed near me and I think it's easy for instant forget that I'm sick. Look healthy and happy my hair now. And you think that normal people do you I just happened how this underlying condition. And gratitude and an act that they're able to just have a normal relationship with me and it's not all of them answer. First isn't it banks you anyone going through this is I don't domino is gone by inventing anything. And developed a relationship so that you can count he's open and honest conversations. And beer authentic sound. A lot of people shield their loved ones from their reality and the disease but you don't have to do you nap when you're talking and people at NBC. So that's my answer important for us half kind of our own support groups and our own resources. For support and guidance. You know it and it Jay people just don't understand that breast cancer killer women. An excellent long enough to see that day that we are in constant transitions disease to one that's chronic vs terminal and it's not pretty fair for my kids are you bring your kids.

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