Patricia Moore, left, talks to her daughter, beauty blogger Tameka Moore, known as "Meechy Monroe" in her blog

Patricia Moore, left, talks to her daughter, beauty blogger Tameka Moore, known as “Meechy Monroe” in her blog

*Chances are, if you wear your hair natural, you’ve at least heard about beauty blogger, Meechy Monroe.

She is a rare breed of woman, who built a huge following online because of her empathy for women who wanted to leave the chemical behind and return to their nappy roots.

And she did it beautifully, too.

She utilized her blog, social media and YouTube channels to win tens of thousands of followers who watched and listened to her with baited breath as she twisted, twirled, patted and puffed her signature, textured Afro into an elegant, bouffant-esque style. Her YouTube channel piled up more than 2.4 million views. She gained 36,000 followers on Instagram and reached thousands more through Twitter and her blog.

So you can imagine the heartbreak her fans felt when they learned that the 29-year-old West Pullman resident had been diagnosed with cancer.

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