It all started in 2012 – before she met Ben – when Leah found an irregular mole on her arm. Her doctors examined the bump and gave her a good prognosis. They informed her that nothing was wrong with the mysterious growth and told her not to worry about it. And when Leah sought a second opinion, another doctor said the same thing.
But when Leah met Ben, her attitude to the mole changed. “[Leah] went, ‘I can’t have this horrible thing on my arm,’” her mother recalled. “So she went to get it cosmetically removed.” And it was then that doctors determined that something was wrong.