Lyric Chanel’s Father LaMore Jacks Talks Fatherhood, Grieving, and Mental Health With Dear Fathers

Most are familiar with the young Queen Lyric Chanel and her journey. In Nov. 2020, Lyric underwent surgery in the Texas Medical Center to remove a tumor, according to her GoFundMe page. Unfortunately, the tumor grew back and spread to various parts of her brain just two months later. That’s when doctors told her there was nothing else they could do.

The young social media star was acknowledged by celebrities such as Beyonce and rapper Cardi B for her strength, resilience and undeniable optimism during her fight with cancer. She also developed a special bond with Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth, who she affectionately called her uncle. Lyric and her family grew her social media presence by documenting the good and bad experiences she endured as a child battling a chronic condition. She also shared her love for fashion and style with her followers.

On March 4th 2021, her parents took to Instagram to share that Lyric only had days to live: “Just got news from Dr that Lyric is Dying and only have days to live…. These are the hardest words to have to hear”.

Unfortunately, Fathers aren’t always allowed the space and support to heal. As an extension of #STR8Mental we went LIVE on IG for “Just Tapping In” with Lyric’s dad LaMore Jacks alongside Ricky Rock and our house therapist Nic Hardy for an impactful conversation about fatherhood, grieving, and mental health. We are stronger together, SALUTE! 💪🏾❤️ #DearFathers #JustTappingIn

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