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Sonali Bendre posts a powerful message on Instagram on World Cancer Day

A lot of people suffer from Cancer and this time, a lot of our Bollywood stars have also been a prey to this deadly disease. The pain of losing one due to the disease is heart breaking and an insufferable loss. While others choose to dwell in the disease, some of these warriors decide to face it with extreme bravery. One of the victims of this disease, Sonali Bendre posted a powerful picture and shared her story of fighting through the disease.

Sonali Bendre posts a powerful message on Instagram on World Cancer Day

In her Instagram post, she says, “World Cancer Day… who would have thought it would become such a thing… but it has! And just the mere mention of the C word brings dread in the hearts of anyone who hears it. We fear it so much that we’d rather not talk about it… which is why it’s important to have a day where we pull out the band aid and help us deal with this disease. I was scared too, but soon realised that burying my head in the sand was not the way to deal with this.

And so… with the little experience I have had, I urge you all to take the time to understand it. There’s more to cancer than being emotional or weak or even being called a fighter or a survivor. It requires you to study it, find out what works for you and to be diligent about your treatment. It requires days of strongly believing in oneself, of knowing that tomorrow will be better than today. It is not a fight against negative thoughts. It’s taking a stand to not give in, no matter what. Most importantly, it is about living every day, and not just surviving. Just taking it #OneDayAtATime makes it easier to #SwitchOnTheSunshine.

#WorldCancerDay”

Check out the picture she uploaded.

 

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World Cancer Day… who would have thought it would become such a thing… but it has! And just the mere mention of the C word brings dread in the hearts of anyone who hears it. We fear it so much that we’d rather not talk about it… which is why it’s important to have a day where we pull out the band aid and help us deal with this disease. I was scared too, but soon realised that burying my head in the sand was not the way to deal with this. And so… with the little experience I have had, I urge you all to take the time to understand it. There’s more to cancer than being emotional or weak or even being called a fighter or a survivor. It requires you to study it, find out what works for you and to be diligent about your treatment. It requires days of strongly believing in oneself, of knowing that tomorrow will be better than today. It is not a fight against negative thoughts. It’s taking a stand to not give in, no matter what. Most importantly, it is about living every day, and not just surviving. Just taking it #OneDayAtATime makes it easier to #SwitchOnTheSunshine. #WorldCancerDay

A post shared by Sonali Bendre (@iamsonalibendre) on


Isn’t that just endearing? More power to you, Sonali!

Also Read: Sonali Bendre got inspired by Ranveer Singh during cancer treatment, here’s how

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