Angelina Jolie Loses her Aunt to Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie Loses her Aunt to Breast Cancer

On the heels of undergoing a double mastectomy due to a genetic predisposition to breast cancer, Angelina Jolie lost her aunt to the disease on Sunday morning (May 26).

While the actress and humanitarian has not yet commented on the passing of Debbie Martin, her uncle Ron Martin told E! News, Angelina has been in touch throughout the week and her brother Jamie [Haven] has been with us, giving his support day by day.”

Close to her family member, the 37-year-old found support from Mrs. Martin before deciding to have the potentially life saving surgery. Mr. Martin continued, We have seen Angelina a number of times since Debbie was diagnosed with breast cancer and Debbie and I were both very proud of her recent decision to have the double mastectomy and to do everything she can to keep her family from having to go through what weve been through.

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