Bravery today comes in the form of one woman named Angelina Jolie.

This morning she was featured in a op-ed column in the New York Times that is starting to get a lot of attention across the country.

When it comes to cancer, one might think of family and friends who might be currently fighting the good fight or thinking about the ones we’ve lost.  For me, it hit too close to home a couple years ago with my dad, but always appreciative that he’s still with me today.

Angelina takes a step forward many of us wouldn’t take with revealing details about her battle.