Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer days after op-ed
Posted: May 27, 2013 - 4:22am

Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer, her aunt has died from the disease. Jolie’s aunt Debbie Martin died at age 61 Sunday in a San Diego-area hospital, her husband Ron Martin tells The Associated Press. Debbie Martin was the younger sister of Jolie’s mother Marcheline Bertrand, whose own death from cancer in 2007 inspired the surgery that Jolie described in a May 14 New York Times op-ed. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie revealed she'd had a double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer, her aunt died from...

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