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Jane Fonda Realizes She Is Not Afraid of Death

Jane Fonda Realizes She Is Not Afraid of Death
Jane Fonda (left) and Oprah Winfrey
Jane Fonda is one fearless woman.

Following a breast cancer diagnosis in 2010, Fonda, now 75, reassessed her outlook on life, and came to realize she didn't feel any different than she did before the scare.

"[It] was a good test, because I always said I'm not afraid of dying," the double Oscar winner Klute, Coming Home says on Oprah's Next Chapter airing Sunday at 9 p.m. on OWN. "And I wasn't. I mean, I felt, god, I've just joined a family of millions of women who have gone through this. And how interesting. What a journey this is going to be."

Adds Fonda, "[I thought], you know, maybe I'll make it and maybe I won't. I didn't get scared. I hope I don't die. But I'm not scared of dying."

Following a routine checkup, a small tumor was discovered in Fonda's breast. Found to be non-invasive, the cancer was successfully removed with a procedure.

"She's 100-percent cancer-free,” her rep said at the time. "She's completely fine and it's business as usual for her."


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