Friday, August 9, 2013

Lauren "Lola" Scott Chiodo (RIP)

Share Light #29 is Teenager who used social media to spread awareness of cancer succumbs to disease.

Lauren "Lola" Scott Chiodo was active in social media for the past 4 years as she sought to spread awareness of her cancer. Lola died on August 8, 2013, at age 16. She was from the state of Nevada.

Over the years Lola utilized Facebook, Twitter as @lola_scott1, YouTube, and Instagram to raise awareness of cancer. She also has her own website at Lola's mother Cherri Chiodo announced her passing on Facebook on August 8, 2013:
This morning my beautiful baby girl Lauren "Lola" Scott Chiodo left her physical body here on earth to start a new journey, one she told me she was so excited to begin. Words cannot explain our saddness but knowing that her spiritual soul is no longer ridden with cancer brings us solace. She is dancing with so many loved ones right now I can feel her joy. She will forever amaze me with the love she had for so many (Source).
Here is a YouTube video of Lola giving a speech at the Relay for Life event in 2011, when she was 14 years old.

Two Twitter hashtags continue to spread awareness of  Lola's life and the cause of cancer awareness that she championed. Many of her friends and those she inspired have taken to Twitter to express their sorrow. You can follow the tweets about Lola on Twitter at #lovelikelola or #lolasbucketlist. Here is a top tweet about Lola by @BryanLlenas.
You can also read the article by Bryan Llenas that announced Lola's death.

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