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Over a dozen women gathered and New York Central Park to do what most people wouldn't think of in public: posing topless.
Charise Isis has traveled all over the country, capturing the courage of women and men who have survived a battle with breast cancer.
She started the Grace Project more than a decade ago. Since then, she has transformed hundreds into Greek goddesses.
It can be cathartic and emotional, especially for women who have served in the military and who have a 20 to 40 percent higher risk of breast cancer than the general population, according to Defense Department research.
Isis has photographed over 500 breast cancer survivors, including 40 active duty military and veterans. But her goal is 800: the approximate number of invasive cases diagnosed each day across the U.S.