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HOUSTON — If anyone can look a challenge squarely in the eye, decide right away to conquer it and come out shining on the other end, it’s Barbara Stephens.

In November 2005, Stephens, who was recently named the new chairwoman of the African-American Credit Union Coalition, received the sobering news that sends women from all walks of life reeling: she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It came as a shock to Stephens, who is a staunch advocate of women wellness exams and did not have a history of the disease in her family.

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