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Cancer Survivor Lisa Ray Advocates The Need To Be 'Grateful' In Life In Her B'Day Post

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| April 4 , 2018 , 18:50 IST

The happy-go-lucky actress-model Lisa Ray has turned 46 today and is extremely grateful for the life challenges which has changed her for better. Multiple of her fans prayed for her well-being when he was diagnosed with cancer in 2009.

Post battling with the disease for a year, she declared herself cancer-free but went out to talk about her journey which gave birth to a new Lisa and spreading awareness about cancer. On her birthday, the actress shared a heart-warming post.

Confessing that "There’s so much to be grateful for" and her experience with Cancer has left her with so much "grace", she wrote, " I don’t wish disease and difficulty on you, but I do wish the teaching that comes from being a Cancer Graduate."

 

Because there’s so much to be grateful for. Because there’s so much grace I received from my experience with Cancer. I don’t wish disease and difficulty on you, but I do wish the teaching that comes from being a Cancer Graduate. I send strong currents back to you, to persevere in finding what makes you happy and to feel at home in your body and spirit ????❤️ ......... Forty six and it feels like I’m just getting started. All I want is health, love, continued recklessness to live by my own truth, a sincere wish to wake up to the grace in the everyday...and art. I have a list of preferred artists to gift me if you so wish ???????????????? #HappyBirthdaytoLisa2.0 #seeknotperfectionbutfreedom Thank you @farrokhchothia for this image and @nonitakalra for making this celebratory moment happen ????❤️

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She added, "I send strong currents back to you, to persevere in finding what makes you happy and to feel at home in your body and spirit." Lisa also noted, "All I want is health, love, continued recklessness to live by my own truth."

Lisa Ray is celebrating her birthday in Hong Kong with her husband Jason Dehni, a banking executive, in 2012 in Napa Valley, California and her father. She was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells known as plasma cells, which produce antibodies.

Lisa's journey to fame started with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's song 'Afreen Afreen', post which she featured in films such as Water, I Can't Think Straight, Dobaara and Veerappan. She has also marked her presence in several television shows including Blood Ties.