Prayers for a Young Girl Living with Alopecia
After seeing a social media post of a 7-year-old with Alopecia, a condition causing hair loss, Brother Eduardo V. Manalo sends a Minister to pray for her.Show/Hide Transcript
Interviewer: Can you tell me your name and your age?
Giada Lim: I am Giada Lim and I am 7 and a half years old.
Interviewer: What local congregation are you from?
Giada Lim: I’m from Humble, Texas
Giada has alopecia areata, an autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair. But she doesn’t let it stop her service to God.
Interviewer: Do you have a duty in the CWS?
Giada: I sing praises to God and I, like… [gestures as if holding a hymn book]
Interviewer: You’re a Choir member?
Giada: Yes, that’s what I meant.
Interviewer: Why is singing in the Choir important to you?
Giada: So you can sing praises to God and so that it can also make you happy.
Interviewer: Have you ever met Brother Eduardo in person?
Giada: No, I was only behind him in Corpus Christi once when I first got there. I never got to [gestures as if shaking hands with someone]
Interviewer: You never got to shake his hand?
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Brother Eduardo saw this post about Giada on @incmedianews and sent a minister to pray for her.
Interviewer: When you heard that he sent a minister to visit you, how did you feel?
Giada: I felt very surprised. He made me feel nervous
Interviewer: What does that tell you about him?
Giada: I think he’s a very _________(?) person.
Interviewer: Do you know he’s our Executive Minister?
Giada: Yes. I like his preaching.
Interviewer: Do you have a message for Brother Eduardo V. Manalo? Do you want to say anything to him?
Giada: I just want to thank him. Thank you po for your request. I hope I can meet you in person, po. It just makes me feel happy, that’s all.