Yvonne Dunkley was born in Jamaica and migrated to “the land of gold” (or so she was taught to call America) in 1986. Upon arriving in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Yvonne was alone and without family, yet determined to make the best of her current situation. Though her condition was challenging, Yvonne was determined to keep a positive outlook on her new life in the States. Eventually, she began working in a Jamaican restaurant, and it was there that she met her future husband with whom she would marry and raise four wonderful children. Living in New York was a challenge and due to constant struggles, in 2001 she and her family left New York to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia to begin a new chapter. The difference was noted immediately- larger homes and more opportunities. Yvonne found a new career in real estate and soon began reaping the rewards of this new endeavor. Sadly, with the turn of the economy, Yvonne soon found herself again in dire straits. Click here to read more.
Breast cancer is a complex disease with many types, each with its own set of symptoms, risk factors and treatment approaches. Each type of breast cancer is characterized by the type of cells that become malignant in the breast skin, duct or tissue. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in U.S. women, aside from skin cancer, affecting one in eight women during their lifetimes. Symptoms include a lump, pain, skin changes and nipple discharge.