VIDEO: Where Mastectomy Scars Raged, A Tattoo Garden Blooms

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCSzrFYi4TU Within weeks of being diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 years old, Nicole O'Hara of Phoenix, Md., underwent a double mastectomy. She had breast reconstruction during the same operation; then it was on to chemotherapy. The ordeal left O'Hara with "big, ugly, red inflamed scars and stitches and drains," she says. "It [was] a battlefield." The scars spread across her chest where the incisions were made and the chemo port was placed. As she healed at home, those scars remained. "To be reminded of those every time you look in the mirror can be hard," she says. "You're trying to move past that point in your life." O'Hara's plastic surgeon laid out the reconstruction options: She could have nipples built from her...

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