This Intense Video Reminds All Women To Take Breast Cancer Seriously
It's normal to feel a pang of jealousy while watching a vlogger detail a beauty or fashion haul, but a new video from A Plus proves there are some things in life even the chicest among us cannot avoid.
In “The One Thing I Didn't Think I'd Get,” actress Carly Fawcett shows off clothes, books, shades and tech before revealing one thing she got that incites far less joy: breast cancer.
The video's description reminds viewers,
More than 230,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year... Encourage your loved ones to get informed and get involved.
Aside from sending an important message to all women and their allies, the video was significant for Fawcett, whose own life has been affected by the disease.
In an email shared with Elite Daily, Fawcett said,
[The video] was personal for me because my mom's in remission from breast cancer, so I believed a lot in the project. I felt kind of a sense of honor in telling the story.
Producer Jordan Zaslow insisted health education and awareness are important steps in the effort to find and treat breast cancer in all women.
In an email, Zaslow explained,
I was moved to make this video because the best thing we can do is take care of ourselves. I hope it inspires viewers to learn more and encourage the people they love to do the same.
In a world where cancer is such a massive threat, being mindful of our own bodies and the health of those we love can save lives.