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KFOR Reporter Reveals Struggle with Crohn’s Disease

Chellie Mills, morning anchor and reporter for Oklahoma City NBC affiliate KFOR, has revealed her fight with Crohn’s disease in the hopes of helping others.

“I feel like not a lot of people talk about this,” said Mills in a report on KFOR. “It’s kind of disease that people are afraid to talk about or they’re ashamed to talk about or mostly embarrassed to talk about.” You can watch the report after the jump.

Crohn’s disease is an auto-immune disease that usually affects the intestines.

“It is a big deal, especially for people who have it,” said Dr. David Stokesberry, a digestive disease specialist and Chellie’s doctor. “It causes great disruption in their life often at a time when their life is just getting started.” Read more

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VIDEO: Reporter Gets Caught in Background of Weathercast

KFOR meteorologist David Payne was forecasting the weather during the Oklahoma City NBC-affiliate’s morning newscast when reporter Chellie Mills got caught in the background (video above).  Mills was apparently preparing for a live shot.