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Saturday, May 18 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Panel 1: Grief - Life After Loss LIMITED

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More often than not, being a part of this community means coping with the loss of a loved one. How the heck is everyone dealing? 

Well, we’re not really talking about it. This panel is a candid discussion about the topics no one talks about, asking the questions no one's asking. Whether you’ve experienced a significant loss or know someone who has, let’s get the conversation going. 

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Brianna Majsiak

Co-Founder, The Breasties
Brianna is a cofounder of the Breasties and a health producer at EverydayHealth.com. She lost her mother to breast cancer at the age of 6 and grew up constantly worrying about her increased breast cancer risk. When she tested negative for BRCA but positive for a lesser-known gene she felt even more conflicted about her risk and what to do. Brianna received her B... Read More →

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Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn

Senior Oncology Editor, Everyday Health
Elizabeth oversees cancer and oncology coverage for EverydayHealth.com. Before joining Everyday Health, she was an editor at American Health and Harper’s Bazaar, and spent a number of years freelance writing for Discover, Psychology Today, The New York Times, and others. She is the author of two books, including The Death of Cancer: After Fifty Ye... Read More →
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Alyssa Pressman, MSW, LCSWA

Grief Counselor, KinderMourn
Alyssa Pressman is a breastie living in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has the BRCA1 mutation and had a double mastectomy with reconstruction in 2017. She holds a Masters of Social Work degree and is currently working towards a certification in love, sex and relationships. She works... Read More →
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Mackenzie Alleman

Breastie Babe, Philadelphia Breasties
Mackenzie, your Philadelphia Breastie Babe, connected with The Breasties in 2017. Currently living in Old City, with her husband, Josh and their pup, Jackson. She is a writer at heart and a content specialist by trade.In 2014, Mackenzie lost her Mother to a five-year battle with triple... Read More →
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Samantha Charleston

Regional Host, The Dinner Party
Sam Charleston, now 30, lost her father Robert just six days before her 26th birthday in 2014.  After several months of swing-and-miss efforts to find a fulfilling, comfortable outlet for her grief, she discovered The Dinner Party - an organization geared towards people in their... Read More →

Saturday May 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
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