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Brad Pitt: Angelina is 'heroic'

Brad Pitt described his partner Angelina Jolie as "heroic" after the actress revealed she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer.

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Jolie receives praise after mastectomy announcement

Angelina Jolie announced she had a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she was a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, which increases her risk of developing cancer.

The actress has received much praise for publicising her operation - from breast cancer charities and many others.

Her partner Brad Pitt described her as "absolutely heroic", while Kylie Minogue thanked Jolie for "sharing her story".

ITV News reporter Martha Fairlie reports:

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