Amazing Video: Cancer Patients Receive Silly Makeovers...and Moments of Pure Joy

We promise this will put a smile on your face

If you've ever dealt with cancer -- your own or a loved ones -- you know it's one of the most difficult challenges to overcome and not one that everyone wins. It's hard to be lighthearted and carefree with a potentially deadly illness hanging over you at all times.

"You constantly live in fear of an impending threat. It's always on your mind."

The Mimi Foundation, a French non-profit which is dedicated to fighting cancer on all fronts and improving the quality of life of patients, took 20 patients (some terminal) and gave them major over-the-top makeovers.

Watch the video below and see people who are struggling with real hardship have a moment of pure shock and joy -- a moment of forgetting their illnesses.

A new coffee table book, If Only for a Secondcollects the images and recounts the entire project. 

 

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