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With Judy Garland as a mom and Liza Minnelli as a sister Lorna Luft has always had to fight for -- -- of the spotlight.
That is until she had to face her biggest fear a breast cancer diagnosis.
When I was diagnosed it was like being hit in the face by.
Mohammed Ali and Joseph Frazier and Mike Tyson -- was diagnosed in January her first reaction was to deny there was a problem.
It took her friends doctors and manager to get her to fight for her survival my manager said to me at one point.
When I -- I don't -- -- deal with this and he looked -- means that you have no choice.
And that's -- I -- you're right I don't the minute I found at the doctors who said to me you're going to be fine.
-- you have a journey ahead of you.
But -- Huard doctors say you're going to be fine.
The that the world of difference to me.
The idea performing again -- bit -- -- to complete her treatment.
And as she readies for return to the stage.
She says this was no journey but the ride -- -- -- -- I don't particularly like the word journey.
Because I didn't sign up for this journey I signed up for the journey for shoes and handbags.
But I didn't sign up for this during Florida's advice to other survivors learn to accept help from every one.
There's a woman named Florence shall Palffy.
And she happens to be one of the great -- -- And she was the first person called -- -- let me help you I'm not I'm very creative person on asking for help.
But when you are diagnosed.
Let people help you.
As -- ever purses for her return she says the song she -- several times before I've given her a new lease on life.
As she feels she's performing them for the first time.
I'm Laura Ingle Fox News.
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