Articles & Press

The following four articles are in response to Angelina Jolie’s press release:


UK article highlighting four women who chose preventive breast surgery like Angelina; Debbie and Sherri were interviewed for this article

angelina-articleTimeTime magazine article with Debbie discussing her feelings about doing genetic testing on her young daughter

angelina-articleRedbookRedbook reached out to Debbie immediately after Jolie went public with her decision to pursue a prophylactic mastectomy

angelina-articleWRALRaleigh’s WRAL also reached out to Debbie regarding Jolie’s announcement

919-Raleighimg919 Magazine wrote an article about M:TA being Saks’ Key to the Cure chosen charity for 2012.  We were honored to have Carol Radziwill as our keynote speaker.

Article in Redbook


Debbie Horwitz was just 32 years old when she found a lump in her breast — while visiting the locale where she planned to get married. Her mother passed away from breast cancer when Debbie was nine, so for her, the decision to undergo a mastectomy and reconstruction was a “no-brainer.”

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M:TA segment on “My Carolina Today”



March 22, 2010 – M:TA segment on “My Carolina Today” with Dr. Glen Lyle of Raleigh Plastic Surgery. Conversation highlights new techniques in breast reconstruction.  .View Here

M:TA on WRAL news

August 2009 – WRAL news highlights Debbie Horwitz and the Myself: Together Again project. The report focuses on the M:TA booklets as a ‘visual’ resource for women fighting breast cancer and facing mastectomy and breast reconstruction.
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Archived Articles:

Scout and Molly’s Press Release

On February 12, 2008 Myself: Together Again and Scout & Molly’s Boutique hosted its 3rd Annual Pre-Valentine Event where women enjoyed a shopping night with friends and family while making a generous donation to the M:TA project. Store owner, Lisa Disbrow, was instrumental in organizing this event and agreed to donate 20% of sales to the M:TA foundation.

Scout and Molly’s Press Release in the Philanthropy Journal.
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Associated Press article carried by MSNBC

msnbc2007Most surgeons don’t discuss breast rebuilding: 2 in 3 cancer patients say doctors didn’t bring up cosmetic options. Associated Press article about an important study concerning breast surgeons’ lack of discussion about reconstruction with their patients. Breast Cancer Survivor and Project Creator, Debbie Horwitz, was quoted in the article.
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Debbie and Missy’s appearance on The Today Show

November 9, 2006 – Debbie and Missy’s appearance on The Today Show – New York, NY. (Debbie and Missy LOVED the experience, and The Today Show folks were wonderful!)
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Short Pump Life, magazine article about M:TA

Short Pump Life, magazine article about the Myself: Together Again project
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PDF of MD News Article, Triangle Area Issue

September 2006 – PDF of MD News Article, Triangle Area Issue.
The Publisher of MD News donates his publisher’s note each month to a charity/cause to try and raise awareness. Thank you Dr. MacPhee for choosing M:TA!
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Bay News 9 newscast in Tampa, FL

August 8, 2006 – Bay News 9 newscast in Tampa, FL.
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News 8 Austin TX newscast about M:TA

July 20, 2006 – News 8 Austin TX newscast about M:TA – Austin, TX. {our first TV appearance!)
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News & Observer Article about M:TA

April 9, 2006 – News & Observer Article about M:TA.
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