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Wow, what a year for the passing of people who formed our modern culture. From Michael Jackson and Farrah Faucett to Naomi Sims, the World's first black supermodel. She passed away of complications due to breast cancer last month at just 61 years old.
By being the first black supermodel, Naomi Sims ironically opened up modeling and the fashion industry for a wider range of women regardless of race. Today fashion and modeling are so much a part of our mainstream culture that BARE Magazine has achieved much success as a college-run fashion magazine at UC Berkeley.
Naomi Sims is the focus of this blog and of a renewed push for breast cancer fundraising and awareness.
My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 but thanks to a then-new drug called Femara, she's still doing very well. On October 1st, she turns 75 years old.
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