Check out the Education of Dee Dee Ricks, an HBO documentary.

Dee Dee Ricks

The Education of Dee Dee Ricks is an intimate story of one woman's mission to defeat cancer and help others do the same. After being diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing a double mastectomy, Dee Dee Ricks traded a hedge-fund career for philanthropy, raising money for a Harlem cancer clinic that treats underserved and unisured patients. The film follows Ricks over a three-yer period as she battles her disease, struggles to raise $2.5 million for the clinic and reevaluates her purpose in life. Directed by Perri Peltz.

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