Breast Cancer Interview Essay

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I had the pleasure to interview my grandma, Olga Hernandez. She was born on November 8, 1951 in Cuba. She worked in a workshop making clocks. After she retired, she took care of me while my mom worked. I consider her to be my second mom because she lived with me for eight years. She taught me love, discipline, manners, etc. My grandma is: strong, beautiful, caring, and passionate. Most importantly, she is a breast cancer survivor. I chose to interview my grandma because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I couldn’t think of a better time to do this interview. I like her story because although it’s sad, it has a happy ending. It shows you that no matter how hard things get, there’s always light at the end of the tunnel. At first, I asked my grandma if I could interview her about her experience with breast cancer because it can be an emotional subject for people to talk about. She wasn’t too sure at first, but she ended up saying yes. And so the interview starts, we were both sitting on the couch, she looked relaxed while I was a bit nervous because I didn’t want to ask the wrong questions. My first question was,” How were you diagnosed with breast cancer?” Her response was,” One day I noticed a bump on my breast, so I …show more content…

To my surprise, she fine for most of the interview until we got to the last question. I expected her to get a bit emotional because I know that it’s not easy to look back on a painful situation. In conclusion, my biggest take away from this interview is that us women need to go to the doctor and get checked every year. It can happen to anybody. It’s better to catch it early so that there’s time for treatment. When I’m older and I have a lot of money, I want to donate to a nonprofit-organization that supports breast cancer research. I plan to honor my grandma and other women with my

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