Woman dances on her way to get breast cancer surgery

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Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room.
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A woman in Georgia decided not to let a terrifying situation get her down and chose instead to get down.

This video was captured by a doctor at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge as 52-year-old Doreta Norris danced her way down the hall to the operating room where she would undergo surgery.

WSB-TV reports Norris was diagnosed with cancer in her right breast after doctors found a "worrisome spot" during a mammogram in November 2013. They recommended removing her right breast.

​According to the hospital, Norris decided to undergo a double mastectomy in case the cancer spread, but she wanted to make something scary a little more fun.

On the return trip from her mother-in-law's, Norris tells Piedmont Healthcare she saw a video like this one showing a woman dancing with hospital staff before a double mastectomy. Norris decided to do the same. WXIA reports:

"She said, 'Do you really want to dance?' and I said, 'Yeah.' She goes, 'Are you serious?' and I said 'Yeah.' She goes, 'Imma make it happen.' And she had this stubbornness about her 'Imma make it happen.'"

​Norris told Piedmont Healthcare: "I stepped out of my room and found hospital staff and doctors lining both sides of the hall. I heard the music playing and began to dance. It was an emotional dance. Staff came up to hug me, dance with me and give me words of encouragement. I truly felt like I could conquer the world."

Piedmont Healthcare reports​ Norris is now cancer-free and she tells hospital staff she'll be dancing again soon.

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