Komen Update: Woman Bears Her Scars In Video About Breast Cancer

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Linda in Las Vegas

A YouTube user known as Linda in Las Vegas uploaded a gripping video in which she bears the scars of her breast cancer treatment in response to the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s announcement last week that they’d pulled funding to Planned Parenthood. Komen faced intense backlash from outraged women all across the country, and issued an apology on Friday. The apology, however, is not a promise on the part of Komen to fund Planned Parenthood in the future. Rather, they will fulfill existing grants and make PP eligible to receive funding in the future. Many women see this olive branch as being too little, too late, including Linda in Las Vegas. I’ll let her speak for herself: