For the Many Women Who Have Lost So Much

by
Abby Zimet

This tattoo of a breast cancer survivor after her mastectomy, which Ontario-based collective Custom Tattoo Design posted on their Facebook page, has gone viral after Facebook kept removing it, citing their often incomprehensible rules on obscenity - like breast cancer isn't obscene. In protest, Custom kept reposting it - "We feel this woman is both brave and strong" - to show support for her and others like her. Yes. Facebook may have given up.

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