[photos] google.ca/search? Elly Mayday CTV British Columbia:
A local model with a rare form of cancer is sharing her story in hopes
of changing the way the fashion industry thinks about beauty.
Elly Mayday is only 25 years old, but has already endured months of chemotherapy and a hysterectomy to battle a type of ovarian cancer usually only seen in post-menopausal women.
“I was told it was a cyst so many times, and I just knew deep down in
my heart that there was something else wrong,” Mayday says. But instead of doing what many might – hanging up her hat and retiring from the world of fashion and beauty – Mayday has kept on modelling, proudly showing off her surgery scars and bald head in a