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May 14, 2021

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox#128 Moles ain’t moles

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  1. Go Mandy! I had “one of those innocuous looking moles” and guess what, it was early stage melanoma. Thank heavens we have an excellent skin specialist in Byron. I’ve now got a very neat scar – & no cancer!

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