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‘You are rocking the bald’: Woman’s post-chemo pic leaves Redditors impressed

Her post instantly touched a chord with social media users and received more than 2000 comments and 104,000 upvotes within a few hours.

world Updated: Aug 04, 2017 13:28 IST
Samiksha Pattanaik
A 20-year-old lung cancer survivor shared a photo after her chemotherapy treatment and Reddit was impressed with the way she pulled off her post-chemo look. (flexilexi22/Reddit)
A 20-year-old lung cancer survivor shared a photo after her chemotherapy treatment and Reddit was impressed with the way she pulled off her post-chemo look. (flexilexi22/Reddit)

A 20-year-old lung cancer survivor has shared a photo after her chemotherapy treatment with a bunch of kittens and Reddit is impressed.

In the photo, she can be seen smiling with the kittens in her lap. Her post instantly touched a chord with social media users and received more than 2000 comments and 104,000 upvotes within a few hours.

The woman, who goes by the username flexilexi22, took to the online forum on Thursday to give an update on her health.

“A few months ago, I had a top post that I was just starting chemo. Today I found out that my tumor shrank to about half its size and the cancerous nodules in my lungs are gone! Also I got to play with adorable kittens. It’s a good day :),” she said.

A few months ago, I had a top post that I was just starting chemo. Today I found out that my tumor shrank to about half its size and the cancerous nodules in my lungs are gone! Also I got to play with adorable kittens. It’s a good day :) from pics

Earlier, she shared a photo asking Redditors to wish her luck before receiving the first round of chemotherapy. “Diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing’s Sarcoma a month ago at the age of 20. First round of chemo begins today! Wish me luck, Reddit!

Her update came as a relief for her well-wishers on Reddit, leaving many impressed with the way she pulled off her post-chemo look.

Others were impressed with her attitude towards life and congratulated her on her recovery.