4-Year-Old Daughter Finds Mother’s Breast Cancer

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Sometimes we find cancer at the unlikeliest of times. Such was the case for James Morris’s aunt, whose young daughter actually discovered the lump for her.

The young singer’s whole family had just attended a Keep Abreast event, and Morris’s 3- or 4-year-old cousin asked her mom how to do a self-exam. Her mother walked her through the steps using her own breast as a practicing tool. That’s when the youngster noticed something amiss.

Photo: YouTube/Keep A Breast Foundation

Photo: YouTube/Keep A Breast Foundation

“Mommy, you have a rock,” she said.

Sure enough, the lump turned out to be cancerous. Morris’s aunt had a double mastectomy, and her story inspired her nephew to continue spreading the word about breast cancer. Morris works with the Keep A Breast Foundation to raise awareness and fund research for a cure.

Photo: YouTube/Keep A Breast Foundation

Photo: YouTube/Keep A Breast Foundation

In this video, Morris shares his aunt’s story and talks about how breast cancer has affected his family.

Take a look!

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