When Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer in the 80s, She Didn’t Have Many Older Survivors to Look Up To — Now She’s The Role Model

/ Published Oct 2, 2019

When Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer in the 80s, She Didn’t Have Many Older Survivors to Look Up To — Now She’s The Role Model

Gloria Steinem was 52 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and at the time, there weren't that many older survivors she could look up to.

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