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Local Cancer Survivor Gets Surprise Of A Lifetime
Reporting Nicole Brewer
PHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ―
Having been diagnosed with stage four melanoma in 1986, then given a twenty-percent chance of survival, Diamond beat the odds, but never forgot the battle.
“I made a promise to God. I said, keep me alive and I will do whatever you need me to do,” said Diamond.
So far, that’s meant breaking out the blush brush and sharpening the eye pencil … all to enliven women affected by cancer.
“When you feel like you can’t get out of bed in the morning, sometimes all it takes is a little color in your face to get you feeling and looking better,” explained Diamond.
Still, Diamond’s dedication to finding a cure goes beyond the beauty bar. She’s raising money and awareness through a “Wall of Fame” in her home studio.
“I ask my clients to donate money for every autographed picture I collect … and they do it,” said Diamond.
The money goes to the American Cancer Society, so we presented Diamond with pictures of the Eyewitness News Team, then arranged for a visit from Bill Cosby.
“I’m absolutely thrilled,” said a shocked Diamond as she hugged the mega star. “This is what stars are made of …. I love this man!”
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