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On May 14, 2013, actress and director Angelina Jolie wrote a piece describing her decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy because of a genetic mutation that makes Jolie more at risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

While most people applauded Jolie, others called her decision a tragedy because Jolie allegedly "ruined" her looks.

Here's why that particular line of reasoning is absolutely ridiculous.

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