On this episode, my paternal cousin, Kim Afanador, shared her story. In 2017, Kim tested positive for the BRCA2 mutation. Kim was not told that a genetic mutation was discovered in the family until approximately 10 years after I was personally tested. She opens up about her feelings of having a hereditary cancer gene from a biological father that had denied her throughout her life. Kim also shares why she made the decision to have a bilateral mastectomy and how it has impacted her own family. For complete show notes, please visit www.behindthepinkribbon.com. New episodes of Behind the Pink Ribbon are release every Tuesday and Thursday at noon Mountain Standard Time. Subscribe and listen weekly on your favorite podcast player. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.