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Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Quoted: Wanda Sykes on breast cancer

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“I'm black. . . lesbian. . . I can't be the poster child for everything!”

— Wanda Sykes telling Ellen DeGeneres why she hesitated to publicly reveal her breast cancer. The comedian disclosed her recent double mastectomy in an episode of “Ellen” airing Monday.

Video clip after the jump.

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