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ABOVE PHOTO: Zakia Blain, Founder/CEO FBF Body By Kharisma McIlwaine Chester native Zakia Blain began her journey to entrepreneurship unconventiona...

August 12, 2022
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ABOVE PHOTO: Zakia Blain, Founder/CEO FBF Body By Kharisma McIlwaine Chester native Zakia Blain began her journey to entrepreneurship unconventionally.  Originally a teacher in the Philadelphia School District, Blain was led to her calling after getting a life-changing diagnosis of a brain disorder called Chiari malformation. Chiari malformation is classified as a condition that occurs when brain tissue extends into the spinal cavity, with symptoms that range from headaches, loss of memory, vertigo, numbness of hands and feet, imbalance and more.

Philadelphia Sun Staff