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9 Striking Portraits That Will Change The Way You View Breast Cancer Survivors

This is the message behind The Scar Project, a photography series dedicated to young breast cancer survivors. Shot by fashion photographer David Jay, the large-scale portrait endeavor features the faces and bodies of over 100 women who have battled and bested early-onset cancer.

As the project’s name suggests, the photographs showcase the many scars of women age 18 to 35 who have undergone mastectomies as a result of a breast cancer diagnosis. The series shines a spotlight on the fact that over 10,000 women under the age of 40 will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone — a stark reality that younger woman often overlook.

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