'Bachelor' contestant undergoes double mastectomy

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Former Bachelor contestant gains fan's support after going public with her decision to undergo preventative surgery.

A former contestant on "The Bachelor" shared her very personal and emotional journey surrounding her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.

"Kicked cancer's a** before it could kick mine," Lesley Murphy posted on Instagram.

Murphy vied for Sean Lowe's heart on season 17 of "The Bachelor."

Recently, she tested positive for the BRCA 2 gene mutation, she wrote on Instagram. She also shared that her mom is a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed almost three years ago.

Murphy has shared each step of the double mastectomy process with her followers on Instagram.

You can follow Murphy on Instagram here.
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