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The Breast Cancer Story Everyone Should See (On Assignment Nov. 29)i
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December 02, 2013 5:58 PM
Former VOA producer Zulima Palacio discusses her battle with breast cancer with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal and VOA health reporter Carol Pearson. Carol produced a five-part series on Zuli, her diagnosis and her treatments. Both women say they shared Zuli's story to encourage women worldwide to listen to their bodies.

The Breast Cancer Story Everyone Should See (On Assignment Nov. 29)

Published December 02, 2013

Former VOA producer Zulima Palacio discusses her battle with breast cancer with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal and VOA health reporter Carol Pearson. Carol produced a five-part series on Zuli, her diagnosis and her treatments. Both women say they shared Zuli's story to encourage women worldwide to listen to their bodies.

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On Assignment This Week:

 

"On Patrol with Kurdish Forces in Iraq"

"James Foley and the Dangers of War Reporting"

"Ukraine Crisis, a Journalist's-Eye View"

"How American Money is Made"

 

That, plus Nigeria's "Nollywood" Movie Magic Machine, in this week's episode of On Assignment.

 

 

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