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Stephen Matthews - September 2016
Upon learning of her throat cancer diagnosis at 16, Lydia Haynes feared her dream of becoming a singer was impossible. Following the discovery of a golf ball-sized tumor in her throat, she was told that the removal could leave permanent damage.She was warned she may never speak again.
Despite the unpredictable circumstances, Haynes, now 21, was able to perform at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, an achievement she'd always dreamed of. Haynes states, "For me, its not about forgetting about cancer, it's about embracing it and all the things that make me who I am."
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Original source: www.dailymail.co.uk