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    Jamie Lee Curtis Praises "Heroine" Angelina Jolie for Double Mastectomy Decision

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    Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is echoing Brad Pitt's response (and many others) to Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.

    The celeb wrote a piece for Huffington Post, titled "Freedom of Choice, Freedom of Privacy," where she not only praises the star's bravery to undergo the procedure, but her ability to do it in private.

    "Ms. Jolie is a heroine to many. Me included," she wrote, adding that, "She is brave and bold and challenging. She challenges the world with her thoughts and actions and deeds. She tells stories that have meaning. She walks the walk, talks the talk and does so with jaw dropping beauty and admirable and seemingly effortless style."

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    Curtis makes note that Jolie's big revelation was done with "eloquence and dignity and grace," giving women a positive message of pro-action.

    The celeb goes on to admire that the mother of six had the opportunity to go through such a sensitive ordeal without the "tabloid machine" breathing down her neck.

    "Surrounded by people she had to trust with this most delicate and sensitive of issues, she did it in the safety net of family and doctors and nurses and technicians who stuck with their original command: first, do no harm," Curtis wrote. "They respected Ms. Jolie with her privacy and in doing so allowed her to share, if and when she wanted to, her journey with the public."

    The actress hopes that should a similar situation come her way, she will be able to "emulate Ms. Jolie as my guide and follow in her very strong and brave steps and her quiet dignity."

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