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US mum to have 38KKK breasts put back in

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
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A woman who was forced to remove her size 38KKK breast implants because of a deadly blood infection says she will have them put back in because she feels so unhappy.

Sheyla Hershey, from Texas, has revealed she will spend the next five to six months "stretching" her skin to make the new implants fit, FOX News reports.

The 30-year-old mother has spent the past few months recovering after surgery and antibiotic treatments to rid her system of the staph infection which she contracted during a round of surgery.

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"I'm not as happy as I used to be, but I'm trying to accept myself for who I am, not just behind two big breast implants," Hershey was quoted as saying.

"I'm ready to get my breasts back and take my life back!"

The former model said she eventually wants to have 3500 CCs of saline injected into each implant — but that she will have to travel to Brazil for the procedure because US law prevents more than 1000 CCs in an implant.

"We are going to stretch slowly, and it's going to take five, six months to a year to get the size back," she said.

Hershey said she plans to film a documentary about the experience and complete her biography.


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