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08/10/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO A still from the new documentary, “Happygram,’ on breast cancer awareness and testing, which features Islander Towny Montant.

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A still from the new documentary, “Happygram,’ on breast cancer awareness and testing, which features Islander Towny Montant.

When filmmaker Julie Marron, whose “Happygram” is one of the toasts of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, was looking for people to spotlight in her documentary about breast cancer, one number she called was Islander Towny Montant.

The film, which had a front-page review in the Providence Journal Saturday, August 8,, discusses the importance of further breast cancer testing for women with high breast tissue density, a demographic making up about 50 percent of all women in the United States.

Mr. Montant, sadly, knows this subject all too well. (more…)