Life Tributes

Life Tributes for Breast Cancer Survivors

No More Shame  From Self Magazine

When you’re used to being in control, it’s hard not to feel that you’re somehow to blame for having cancer. – Oni Faida Lampley

no-more-shameBrooklyn, Summer 1996. I was 37. “I’ve got some good news and some bad news for you,” the surgeon who’d removed the lump in my left breast said to me. I said, “Bad news first!” But he had his own script. “The good news is that you are healing well from the biopsy. The bad news is…” You know what came next. Malignant. Read More

Oni Faida Lampley’s plays were produced in New York and regionally. Her first play, Mixed Babies, (published by Dramatists Play Service) won a Helen Hayes award for Outstanding New Play for its Washington Stage Guild production in Washington D.C.
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