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Lisa Ray relishes stardom in two worlds

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Lisa Ray, born in Toronto to an Indian father and a Polish mother, has made a career out of changing perceptions about what an Indian entertainer is supposed to be. 

Newly married this past weekend to Jason Denhi, an American management executive, she’s now embarking on new adventures.

Having battled multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells that produce antibodies, the 40-year-old model-actress is busy reinventing herself these days. Her advocacy for the cause has already helped set up the first research chair for myeloma at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital.

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