Alexander Skarsgard interview at the LA Times Indie Focus screening of What Maisie Knew
alright, i’m off to watch star trek. see you on the other side.
ASkars in Beverly Hills (May 18, 2013).
(Original: characteristicallyexuberant tumblr)
“My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was. I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy.
Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of” - My Medical Choice by Angelina Jolie, New York Times (14 May, 2013)
Although there have been some horrifying and hateful comments directed at her about her essay, I’m so glad the majority of the things I’ve read have been so positive.
She is an amazing woman and a real hero to me.