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As a response to a Change.org petition which quickly amassed over 100,000 signatures, Victoria's Secret begins talks about a "survivor" bra.

The petition was started by 21 year old, Allana Maiden, who's mother, Debbie Barrett  is a breast cancer survivor.

"My mom is a breast cancer survivor -- 21 years cancer-free!...I think [breast cancer survivors] deserve to feel beautiful and Victoria's Secret is the perfect company to help make that happen with a line of "Survivor" mastectomy bras." Allana states.

The good news is that Victoria's Secret took notice to the Change.org petition and flew Allana and her mother out to meet with some of the top executives at the company to discuss the possibilities of the "Survivor" bra.

“I was just really proud of her, going out and making a stand for others...I’m always proud of her.” Debbie says of her daughter.

We at Good World News are looking forward to great things coming out of the meeting!

Peace & Love,
Jon
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Superwoman? Definitely.  At the age of 26, Heather Knies had two tumors in her brain and was given only six months to live.  Heather did not give up hope.

She said that God "had a plan" for her and she knew that she would survive.  She did more than survive - after intense radiation, she is now cancer FREE!  As if that wasn't good news, she met her husband while undergoing treatment and when she was cancer free they had their first child :)  Having a child after such intense radiation is really incredible since this type of treatment can damage a woman's eggs.

Dr. Robert Spetzler, the director of the Barrow Neurological Institute at Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix was one of the super doctors who operated on Heather.  He said that he has never seen a recovery like this in is 35 years as a neurosurgeon. "I would not feel comfortable calling it a cure, but there is no evidence of a tumor. Her survival is remarkable.", Dr. Spetzler states.


Peace & Love,
Jon
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Noah Harrison, 19, has always made all of his gifts to his mother by hand.  Every birthday, every Christmas, and every holiday.  This year his gift was the gift of life.

Two years ago, Noah's mother, Erica Johnson was diagnosed with kidney failure.  She has suffered from years of chronic high blood pressure. 

“I am pretty sure this year’s gift will top them all,” Noah stated. “And what makes it even more special is that she didn’t even ask me. It’s something I really wanted to give her. Anything I can do to help my mom. She really needs this transplant. I want to be there for her like she has been for me all these years.”

“It has been a very humbling experience for me,” Erica emotionally stated. “As a mom, we are supposed to take care of our children and look after them. Here they are, helping me. They all made selfless decisions to donate."

“I have worked to protect my children from harm and pain and for one of my own children [Noah is her youngest of three children] to go through this for me … he is just such an awesome young man,” Erica tearfully said. “I always said I never had to raise children who would become doctors or lawyers, but they had to be decent human beings. “I feel I have accomplished that.”


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Jon
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