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‘Sis­terhood of traveling scarves:’ Breast cancer survivor shares her special pay-it-forward effort

A breast cancer survivor found a special way to help other women cope with the debilitating illness through a special scarf sharing project.

UW Madison professor Emerita Gloria Ladson-Billings said she discovered scarves after chemotherapy left her with hair loss.

“And in some ways, I didn’t think anything about it, except I’m going to do for me; I’m going to wear a scarf,” Ladson-Billings said.