The Reason Behind This Woman's 7-Hour Tattoo Will Bring You To Your Knees

This woman is our hero.

Meet Molly Ortwein, a 47 year-old breast cancer survivor. Like many patients, Molly was left with jarring surgery scars that reminded her everyday of the painful experience.

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But she didn't settle. Molly wanted to regain love for her body so she found an unusual method - mastectomy tattoos.

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She decided that instead of scars, which became a daily reminder of the cancer she fought, she will do something radical but more healing.

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Molly had a double mastectomy, meaning both of her breasts were removed. So she covered them both with beautiful flowery ornaments.

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The overall procedure took 7 hours to finish!

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Watch Molly's amazing story captured on film:

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