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Host Bio

Yvonne Lyn Holt, born September 16, 1951 in Smithers, WV has 3 children and 5 foster children. She is a Minister, and Advocate for Sarcoidosis, which is where her heart lies.  She is a 26-year survivor of Sarcoidosis and a 4-year survivor of Breast Cancer.  Yvonne is a true survivor and really knows how to stand through it all.  She is also CEO/Founder of the Sarcoidosis Foundation of WV Inc., in Charleston, West Virginia, where  she worked diligently to get the WV Legislature to declare April as Sarcoidosis Awareness Month in the state of West Virginia permanently.  Yvonne is also working on her first Screenplay and she is a published author (Yvonne L. James).  She is working on her third book in her Unconditional Love Series entitled "Jada....Mirror Mirror".  Her first one is "Love Unconditionally and her second is Jada....Kindred Spirit".  Her novel series is of Christian Love Stories that everyone will enjoy.  Her most recent task is Host of a new Podcast call "WOW! Speak On It!" with Co-Host Brenda Harris.

 

Co-Host Bio

Brenda Harris resides in Zion, IL. She has been married for 28 years to Nathaniel and they have one adult child named Quintin. Brenda holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services/Counseling from National-Louis University. Brenda was diagnosed with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in 1989. She has dedicated her life to helping others with this debilitating disease. Brenda is the founder and facilitator of “Let’s Breathe Sarcoidosis Support Group” which she started in 1991. Brenda has helped many people start their own support groups in many states.
Most recently she started a foundation called “Raven’s Keepsake Blankets” where blankets are donated to hospitals for mothers whose babies are premature or stillborn, Because of her own personal experience. Her most recent endeavor is being the co-host of W.O.W! Speak On It.