No time for tears
The homecoming queen nominee sat in the back room of a nail salon, one hand soaking in a bowl of soapy water, when the woman sitting across from her asked about her cancer.
The 17-year-old smiled brightly, her head wrapped in a black bandana — the same one she planned to wear with her homecoming dress tonight.
“This is my second time,” Devin Duncan said in a bubbly, cheerful voice that clashed with the salon’s New Age background music.
She said it not to elicit sympathy, but to convey her core approach to battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia — a disease that is threatening her life for a second time.
Positivity, she says, is key.
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