Big Stars, Bigger Hearts: 7 Celebs Who Champion a Cause

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Carnie Wilson
Carnie Wilson is sharing news and updates on her condition on Twitter and raising awareness. Bell's Palsy is a little known condition that Carnie is bringing into the ... more 
Photo by: PCN
Carnie Wilson
Carnie Wilson is sharing news and updates on her condition on Twitter and raising awareness. Bell's Palsy is a little known condition that Carnie is bringing into the spotlight.
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Thu, Mar 21, 2013 2:31 PM EDT

This weekend Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips, Celebrity Fit Club, and Celebrity Wife Swap fame announced on Twitter that she is battling Bell's palsy - revealing her personal challenge and raising awareness about a less well known condition with a single tweet. Some celebrities reveal intimate health battles to let their fans know that their appearance may alter or that they may be taking a break from work. But many step into the spotlight for the simple altruistic reason of helping others. By doing so they save countless lives in countless ways - from encouraging early testing of health conditions to rallying donations for cutting-edge research. Click through for 7 celebrities who champion a cause! -By Dresden Shumaker

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