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Photo by Jeylin White: Clayton County Senior Services employees, Tonya Douglas (left), office assistant, and Elaine Jackson, health and wellness coordinator, pose in front of the “Breast Cancer Memory Wall,” honoring women who have died from the disease, are now undergoing treatment, or are in remission.

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It was six years ago, during a routine check with her doctor, that Tonya Douglas, an office assistance with Clayton County Senior Services, was told there was the possibility she could have breast cancer. A lump had been discovered in her breast. Instead of letting fear overtake her, she said, her course of action was to get a mammogram, and, fortunately for her, the lump was not cancer.

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