Online trolls really need to stop and Miss International 2013 Bea Santiago thinks so too. On Instagram, she posted a screenshot from the comments section on one of her photos. It was from a Boomerang she posted last month talking about her dealing with kidney failure.
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Yeah……. kinda have kidney failure. I was diagnosed months ago, I was in denial and thats why I left the Philippines to get a second opinion in Tokyo and when it turned out to be a confirmation. Flew right away to be with my family and my potential live donors. Yes, I will be needing a life saving transplant. I live because of a machine, my dialysis machine and the doctors and nurses at Home Hemo Dialysis centre in Toronto General. I am blessed and I will continue to spread positivity to the world💯 I am in a good place now but my heart isn’t. Its not easy and will only get harder! I am not asking for sympathy I am asking for awareness. At 16 I had IGA Nephropathy stage 1. I suffered from UTI’s when I was younger, food poisoning and stress. Apparently its genetics and popular in Asians, so please get checked! I am healthy and I workout regularly none of my family suffers from kidney related illnesses but things like this happens. Does not mean Im done. Im unstoppable and will be healed! God loves me and he keeps showering me with love and blessings from friends and family! I am lucky and I am loved! Bad kidneys can kiss my @$$! #almostperfect #kidneyfailure #loveyourself #kissmyass #bearosesantiago Ps. No I suffered no symptoms! Symptoms started after my diagnoses and then the excess water in my body disappeared after and then was stable. Still it wasnt enough I needed to dialyze. So please please when u feel weird and off, go get yourself checked!
A netizen said that she was ugly and might not live to see 2020. She also said that not a lot of people recover from it and even added, “Rip in advance!” Come on, no need to be harsh. Bea, on the other hand, responded with a positive message. “I hope you live a life of love to cure that deadly disease of hate.” She also mentioned, “I will never wish any of my bashers or haters to go through what I’m going through.”
Let this be a reminder to think twice before we comment something. Or just be better human beings.
Photo courtesy of Bea Santiago’s Instagram account
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