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This woman was about to go under for surgery — what she did moments before was awesome

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What an inspiration! If I ever need surgery, I hope I'm as cool about it as Deborah. - Carolyn

Deborah Cohan is an inspiration — and smiling! — as she dances around the operating room to Beyoncé’s “Get Me Bodied” Tuesday prior to surgery, a six-minute YouTube video shows.

You would never guess she is about to undergo a double mastectomy as she eggs on members of the medical team around her and basically rocks her hospital frock, transforming it more into celeb-worthy concert apparel than an reminder of the surgical incisions about to be made.

The vivacious woman requests friends and family bust similar moves and share them with her in photos or videos.

“I have visions of a healing video montage,” she writes on her CaringBridge page. “Nothing brings me greater joy than catalyzing others to dance, move, be in their bodies. Are you with me people?”

A cheerful heart is indeed good medicine.

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