Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Channel 4

I'm having a great day. The word is finally out about lupus. Just hanging out with Paula Tutman at the children's hospital of Michigan watch me today at 4:00 on channel 4 news.

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  1. ChyAnn, so great to meet you. You're so beautiful and intelligent. You're such an inspiration to children and adults, alike! ~Paula Tutman

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    1. Paula, this was such a Wonderful Story. Great JOB!

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    2. Thank you so much Paula for helping me spread the world. You just don't know how grateful I am to have you help. Thanks you will always have a place in my heart.

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  2. ChyAnn, you are beautiful young lady! Thank you for sharing your story.

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  3. I just saw your piece with Paula, and I wanted you to know that you are so brave and courageous. Throughout the piece, I thought you were so a adorable, smart, just a cutie patootie. Continued success with the blog and your ability to speak of your illness, you're helping many.

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  4. I just saw you on t.v and you are sooooo beautiful inside and out!!! Your an amazing girl and those kids that teased you are just jealous!!! Hold your head high cause your awesome!!!!!

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    1. Thank you for the support,and I will make sure I keep my head up.

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  5. You're an inspiration ChyAnn! Keep up the great work :-)

    -Eboni

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  6. Your are such a Beautiful Strong Smart young Lady I am so sorry people are mean just remember What nasty things other say about You Shows a lot about them.... Nasty Stay Beautiful Inside and out Bless you and Your friends and Family

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  7. Hi ChyAnn, I would just like you to know that your story has been heard in Canada! You are an amazing girl! Don't let anyone bring you down. You have an amazing heart and you are very beautiful! Your story brought tears to my eyes. Good luck with your blog! I wish you nothing but the best hunny. Stay positive <3

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    1. Awesome and thank you for your support

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  8. ChyAnn! You are beautiful!!! I don't have lupus and I'm not a child, but I do know about physical disabilities. I cried out loud at your story. To think ANYONE would tease or bully someone so beautiful on the inside and out, makes me angry and sad. I loved your pretty little white dress, too!! Keep up your good work.

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  9. ChyAnn you are a caring, thoughtful and beautiful young lady both inside and out!!! What an inspiration you are to others!

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  10. ChyAnn, how are you doing? Ironically enough your story of living with lupus sounds a little like mine. I was diagnosed at the age of 14 and I struggled with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus up until my late twenties. However, what bothered me most is how people treated me after I began taking steroids. I decided to turn my negative experience with living with lupus in to a form of empowerment for others. I write inspirational books and I'm the Founder of SHE'S Empowered (Sister Helping Encourage Sisters) where we advocate lupus awareness and empowerment with workshops and an annual conference.

    The SHE'S Empowered 5th Annual Women's Empowerment Conference Butterfly Bash will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Dr. Charles H Wright Museum of African American History from 4pm-8pm. If you interested in being my guest contact me at 313-492-6953. I will make sure you get a ticket. To find out more visit www.shesempowered.com or www.butterflybash2014.eventbrite.com

    Keep up the AWESOME Work.

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    1. Hi this is Chyann I would love to attend please email my mom @msbrigrn@aol.com

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  11. Chyann you are beautiful and inspirational to everyone. Keep positive and you can change the world!

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  12. Hi punkin! I just wanted to stop by and say I completely understand how you're feeling. I was diagnosed with Lupus at a very young age as well. I was in 6th grade. I'm now 37 and am relatively healthy! Oh how I wish there would have been a support group for me in my earlier years! You are doing an amazing thing! You are beautiful from your anti nucleus antibodies all the way out to your beautiful smile! :) stay positive, eat healthy food, get lots of rest and know you'll be ok! :)

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  13. Hi ChyAnn! My name is Tyresa & I have 2 daughters, Phaedra age 11 & Phoebe age 9 that loves your blog & want to say something:

    Phaedra - hi chyAnn im Phaedra Hall and I think your a beautiful young lady. If I was your mom, I would kick those bullies butts. I rially want to be your bff. I love your blog. Even if you get puffed up by your medicine, I still want to be your friend.

    Phoebe - Hi ChyAnn I love your blog it's cute. I love butterflies do you? Like my sister says, I don't care if your medicine makes you puff up. I would love to be your friend. You are a beautiful girl. Write back!

    Keep in touch ChyAnn! Can we come to your support group?

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    1. Thanks so much for your support, come join me Tuesday June 27th from 530-7pm at the Children's Specialty Center. I would be delighted to meet you both!

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    2. Thank you ChyAnn. We will be there!

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  14. Hello there ChyAnn,

    I just saw your story on Channel 4 tonight and I must say you are a very strong and beautiful young lady. My heart truly goes out to you. I do what I can to support those with lupus because I lost my mom when I was four to lupus. I will be at the Walk at the zoo. Keep up with your groups and I will be praying for you. Much much love ChyAnn <3

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  15. Hi ChyAnn, I just saw your story on the news and I want to tell you what an incredibly beautiful, strong, inspirational young lady you are. I sometimes work at the Children's Hospital and you have an amazing spirit and a beautiful heart. The world needs more people like you! You keep your head up and know that you're doing great things. Thank you for making this world a better place, every single bit counts and good things will come your way. You just keep doing the right thing and take it day by day. You're fabulous and don't let anyone ever make you think otherwise! All the best to you!

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  16. Hey ChyAnn I just saw your story on WDIV news and just had to write to tell you what an inspiration you are. You are such an amazing young gal with such a loving heart and you are absolutely BEAUTIFUL inside and out so never let anyone ever bring you down sweetheart YOU ARE SERIOUSLY BEAUTIFUL. Very best wishes for great success for your blog~let love and laughter follow you always <3

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  17. Hi Chyann I just saw you on t.v. With Paula and was so amazed because you look so much like my granddaughter, and I've always though she was so pretty with her full cheeks and dreamy moon eye, sweetheart you are a beautiful young lady continue to hold your head high and enjoy life.

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  18. Hey Chyann this is trae and Chavell we miss you and sorry that you're going through this. Chavell would like to see you sometime you can get our number from McCoy. tell your mom and everyone we said hi and we will keep you in our prayers

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  19. Hey Chyann this is trae and Chavell we miss you and sorry that you're going through this. Chavell would like to see you sometime you can get our number from McCoy. tell your mom and everyone we said hi and we will keep you in our prayers

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  20. Now more people know what we have known for years about ChyAnn...brave and wonderful! Go Girl Scout!

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  21. You are a beautiful young lady. You can and will inspire many others. Don't let others get you down.

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  22. Hi ChyAnn
    I just watched your news story and am so moved by what you are doing to help others and the grace you are showing in facing your own challenges. You are beautiful INSIDE and OUT! You are also a wonderful artist! I am blessed that I get to see you each day in art class. I wish you a magical summer and look forward to seeing you each day next year at school. Keep spreading the positivity and love! HUGS! Mrs. Iatrou

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  23. Although no one else in my family has lupus I was diagnosed at age 13 following 5 years of unexplained health issues (I'm 30 now). I can relate to the torture of other children when the steroids drastically changed my appearance. You are ahead of the game though, taking charge of your life reaching out to others to be an aid and an inspiration to others who feel there is no hope in their fight against immune disorders. I applaud your efforts and want to let you know that you are an amazing lupus warrior and I want to wish you peace and success in all your future endeavors. --- Xena

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