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TV Tonight: Crazy Sexy Cancer

Every so often, a project comes along that's truly inspiring — and not in the treacly, Lifetime Movie sense of the word, but in the sense that I want to get up and do things and live a better life. Crazy Sexy Cancer, a documentary that premieres tonight at 9 p.m. on TLC, looks to be one of those projects.

The documentary tells the story of Kris Carr, a photographer and actress who was diagnosed at age 31 with a rare and incurable form of cancer. Carr turned her diagnosis into a creative outlet, filming each step in her process of coping, seeking conventional and alternative treatments, and talking to other women with similarly difficult diagnoses to see how they survived the day-to-day trials of living with a serious disease. The film's title takes its name from the subject line of the e-mail dispatches Carr sent to friends and family in an effort to prove that no matter what else cancer was taking from her, it wasn't stealing her sense of humor.

You all know I'm a sap, and I figured I would want to cry after watching the trailer. But instead, I felt motivated and even uplifted, truly awed by the approach Carr has taken to her life. Yes, it looks like Crazy Sexy Cancer will have its share of dreary moments. But in the end, the movie looks to be more about healing than sickness and more about life than death. There's more information and another preview if you check out TLC's site.


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Brians-Girl Brians-Girl 9 years
i watched it last night.. and it was amazing! thats all i have to say.. :)
sugarbecky sugarbecky 9 years
I've been waiting for this to come on; I'll be glued to my seat tonight!
chancleta chancleta 9 years
call me crazy but life is funny how in the mist of all of that her love was editor
chancleta chancleta 9 years
i agree with you buzz. this clip inspired me. in made me want to be more grateful. eat better. and enjoy life more. i can't wait to see this.
dmblauren dmblauren 9 years
yeah i want to see it. i read about it in glamour
Ikandy Ikandy 9 years
I heard about her on Access Hollywood last night, youre so right nyaradzom2001, I was so inspired by her...the way she changed her lifestyle, diet, found love...shes incredible.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Thanks, Buzz! This looks amazing.
Hootie Hootie 9 years
Thanks for the info. I will Tivo it so I don't miss it!
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 9 years
One of the women has a glamour column and she's pregnant right now. She's is inspiring in every sense of the word, readig about her fight with cancer and her desire for a child and the heavy decisions she has to make is just amazingg. I'd rather give kudos to these women than flash in the pan celeb do gooders.
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