Kamala Harris’ Mom Died of Colon Cancer at 70 — but Left a Legacy in Breast Cancer Research That Helped Save Lives

Updated August 14th, 2020

Kamala Harris’ Mom Died of Colon Cancer at 70 — but Left a Legacy in Breast Cancer Research That Helped Save Lives

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