- The daughter of Anthony Taberna took to Instagram and shared how she battled leukemia
- She expressed fear, saying that when she heard the word "leukemia," she was really afraid
- The 12-year-old girl also thanked everyone who saw her through the hard times of her life
- She also said that even though she shaved all her hair and had to undergo chemotherapy, she still stayed strong and that it should not be a reason to break her spirit
Zoey Taberna, the 12-year-old daughter of well-known broadcaster Anthony Taberna, took to Instagram and talked about her illness.
She bravely recounted how it has already been a year since the time that she was rushed to the hospital because she could not walk as her legs have become so painful.
She said that she was really very scared when she heard the term leukemia.
She also expressed how her fear heightened considering that she had to shave her hair and had to undergo chemotherapy. Such also made her very insecure and sad.
But then, the little girl was really very brave.
Anthony Taberna is a Filipino broadcaster. He is known as Ka Tunying. He is known for being a part of Umagang Kay Ganda.
When news of the illness of Anthony Taberna's daughter came out, many celebs gave them messages of support. Some of the actresses include Pia Wurtzbach, Vhong Navarro, Melai Cantiveros and Marlo Mortel.
The Miss Universe 2016 said she admires Zoey’s strength in battling leukemia. This illness is a cancer of the blood, caused by the rising number of white blood cells in the blood. They crowd the healthy red blood cells that the body needs.
The wife of Anthony also took to social media and commended the bravery of Zoey. She was also blaming herself for being extra busy and not seeing the signs sooner.
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