Woman’s VIRAL SELFIE Sparks 300,000 Google Searches – Skin Cancer Awareness
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Woman’s VIRAL SELFIE Sparks 300,000 Google Searches – Skin Cancer Awareness


One woman’s viral selfie has sparked a huge
peak in google searches. … but it isn’t the kind of selfie you would expect. Warning,
the pictures a little bit graphic. Hello and welcome back to Inform Overload.
I am Rebecca Felgate and today we are talking about a selfie that raised a lot of awareness. So, when a person says viral selfie to me,
I think of Kim Kardashian candids, not gruelling images that raise awareness of skin cancer.
In 2015, Tawny Willoughby, who goes by Tawny Dzierzek on facebook, shared images of her
face after her skin cancer treatment. At the time, Tawny was 27 and had been diagnosed
with skin cancer age 21. The image is harrowing as it shows a beautiful woman with painful
looking red welts on her face. The caption to the image, she wrote: If anyone needs a
little motivation to not lay in the tanning bed and sun here ya go! This is what skin
cancer treatment can look like. Wear sunscreen and get a spray tan. Learn from other people’s
mistakes. Don’t let tanning prevent you from seeing your children grow up. That’s my biggest
fear now that I have a two year old little boy of my own. The image she posted received 105 thousand
shares on the social media site and sparked a debate of 17 thousand comments. However,
the reason we are talking about this now is because a study of internet search data showed
that Tawny’s selfie actually sparked 300,000 google searches of skin cancer, raising a
huge amount of awareness for the issue. I guess sometimes all it takes is a real person
with a real story to scare people into taking better care of themselves.
Tawny said that her skin cancer came from excessive use of sunbeds. She said she would
lay up to 4 times a week, but never more than once a day. She said that the bulk of the
tanning came in highschool and that now she has had basal cell carcinoma 5 times and visits
the Dermatologist every 6-12 months. She warned people to check on anything suspicious, such
as moles or skin spots. Now, Tawny is 30 much healthier and thanks
to her, a lot more people are in the know about what causes skin cancer and how to spot
it. Okay, before I go, I am just going to respond to a few comments from a video I did
yesterday about the Dear David ghost development…. Oscar Chapman wrote It is VERY fake… pls…
I hope:P 🙁 I am not going to sleep for years… I’m gonna go hide in my safe place with a
potato. BTW Lovin IO’s videos keep up the good work;)? Thanks Oscar! I hope it is fake
too ….if not like…what the actual heck is happening to this world.
Creepier still, EGirlShine said For some reason when I saw the drawn picture of dear David
I thought he looked familiar, but I had never seen it before…? The Bear Gamer YT also said….I’ve seen
that boy….. YIKES. Well.. lets hope he doesn’t appear to us in our dreams! So that was one real life horror story with
a positive ending and comments from a possibly fake horror story that as of yet is still
unfolding! Let me know what you thought to this story
in the comments section below…. For now, I am your host Rebecca Felgate , thanks for
tuning in…etc If you want to keep on being overloaded with
information, why not check out our video about a terminally ill child’s trip to see santa
and our story on the Keaton Jones Bullying saga…

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