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Discover the power of empathy, value of community, currency of hope, and strength of advocacy-as told by a breast cancer survivor, woman of color, immigrant, and advocate for change, Niyati Tamaskar. Niyati's own breast cancer journey and unique cultural history as a successful immigrant from India living in the US, positions her as a one-of-a-kind, deeply authentic voice. While others have journeyed through cancer, she is brutally honest about how messy survivorship can be. Each of us carry a unique set of often-hidden scars. Niyati shares wisdom, without portraying herself as knowing all the answers. The book feels like a conversation over coffee. Niyati wears vulnerability as a badge of honor throughout her writing. She owns her bouts of anxiety and personal fears with elements of humor that bring the necessary levity to a topic that can feel scary and shameful at times to accept. Above all, this is the human story-one which Niyati spotlights as belonging to us all.