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What's your MESSage Kalilah

My Message is:lead with love and support others through tragedy. This time last year I was on the ground in my shop in Baltimore begging for my life . I didn't know if I would ever hug my son again, make another shirt or share another MESSage. Two armed men had guns pointed at me and were screaming, asking for money. One year later I am still here. One year later I have a new shop and a new home. I am thankful that I was able to get up and walk out of that shop.Today I look at the news and grieve for the families who have lost their loved ones on the California shootings and the tragic fires. I...

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#VotingSquad

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has an extremely important MESSage about the upcoming midterm elections: “You are the best MESSengers to get out the vote. You know who’s too busy or too forgetful or who might flake out on Election Day. I want you to reach out to five people in your life, in your family, at your school, your congregation, wherever. Just pick at least five people for your Voting Squad,” We are in charge of our future, we have the power to share the MESSage that we NEED the world to hear. So, grab your voting TEE, assemble your squad and get to the polls on November 6th! 

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What's your MESSage Brandi ?

"The goon in me is what got me through two years of chemo, four surgeries, baldness, and countless meds. " Prior to my battle with breast cancer, I was a relatively private person. Now I share my testimony with any and everyone who will listen, in hopes of being able to help someone. I honestly believe God chose me to educate, encourage and empower women about breast cancer and the importance of early detection.If breast cancer is detected early, there are more available treatment options and a better chance of survival. Conducting a self examination four years ago to the month saved my life!Mess in a Bottle has empowered me throughout my journey. There were times were I experienced anxiety and...

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Megan L is Cancer Free!!

"I was declared cancer free on April 3, 2018. It was like a re-birthday!" I am Megan Ludlow. I was diagnosed with triple negative invasive ductal adenocarcinoma on May 19, 2017. Five months to the day after I turned 33.After my diagnosis, I met with a team of doctors at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD. We decided that I was going to have a lumpectomy and surgery was scheduled. But, my breast surgeon wanted to do another biopsy. After that biopsy my surgeon and oncologist decided I was a candidate for chemotherapy before surgery.On July 12, 2017 I started my first of 16 IV chemo treatments. Prior to that I had my port put in, which was the first...

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Diana Weekes- "Let your faith be bigger than your fear!"

Diana was diagnosed in 2011 at 26. She was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer (determined by the size of the mass), it spread to her lymph node under her arm. The hardest part of going through her MESS was thinking about not being around to see her daughter grow up. She was about to turn 2 when she started treatment. Now that Diana is a survivor, she wants the world to know, "support from family & friends is uplifting! I was blessed to have a great support system and this helped tremendously on those tough days. Check in and remind your loved one that you rooting for them." Diana is a SURVIVOR and this is her MESSage!

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