Allana Maiden of Richmond, Va., doesn't remember too much about her mother's breast cancer diagnosis -- and subsequent mastectomy -- as she was only 6 years old at the time. But ever since, Maiden has watched her mother struggle to feel beautiful -- and to find a bra that fits.
"I do remember that she never got depressed about it and was always the same woman to me," Maiden, who is now 27 and married, told ABCNews.com.
Her mother, 57-year-old Debbie Barrett, wears a prosthetic because at the time of her mastectomy, insurance did not cover breast reconstruction. And, because she lives in a rural part of Virginia, she has to drive 1½ hours to find a store that sells bras that hold prosthetic breasts.
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