University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) senior Brittney Bass Gray had just finished a week of finals during the summer 2011 semester when, out of the blue, she found herself facing an even greater challenge — breast cancer.

The Birmingham native is one of five women featured in “The Alabama Project: The Civil Rights of Health Care,” a collection of photographs that show young women battling breast cancer. The black-and-white images are a subset of “The SCAR Project: Breast Cancer Is Not a Pink Ribbon.”

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