Curve Ball and Breasts

The New York Times OP-ED, Wednesday, May 15, 2013


Cascading Confessions

“(Angelina) ┬áJolie stunned the world with a New York Times Op-Ed article explaining why she decided to have a preventive double mastectomy once she learned that she had the BRCAI GENE, which spikes the risk for breast and ovarian cancers…’I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.’

…So it was hard to read about the pain caused by the genetic imperfections lurking beneath that lush perfection, a curveball from one celebrated for her curves.”

For definitions of curveball, please go to and find the sports term in baseball.



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