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Breast cancer survivors create art out of bras

Breast cancer survivors create art out of bras

One cup is decorated with bright, colorful flowers, while the other is adorned with a spiderweb pattern and arachnids.

For Ann Blasi, the bra represents her journey with breast cancer.

"You never know what's in your breast," said the Oceanside woman. "You think it's all sweetness and light, and hidden in there sometimes can be something scarier."

Blasi, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013 and breast cancer in 2014, was one of about 10 breast cancer survivors who created purses and art pieces out of bras in an "Artful Bras and Purses" class Dec. 1 at UC San Diego Health - Cancer Services in Encinitas.

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