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Meet Cindy Crawford on Saturday!

Leah Brinson, 16, of Dublin, has been at Children's Healthcare since July receiving chemo. On Friday she visited with supermodel Cindy Crawford.

Leah Brinson, 16, of Dublin, has been at Children's Healthcare since July receiving chemo. On Friday she visited with supermodel Cindy Crawford.

Supermodel Cindy Crawford is in town  to greet fans at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perimeter Rooms to Go store, which carries her home collection.

The address is 1201-A Hammond Dr. NE in Dunwoody, 770-804-0025. Here is the link. You can bring your camera if you like, and if you buy anything the store will donate a portion of proceeds to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

On Friday morning Crawford visited with patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

“I lost a brother,” said Crawford, whose brother, Jeff, died of leukemia when she was 10. “It changes you. How my mom helped us go through the grieving process was giving back. I’ve just continued that.”

Among the young people she met was Leah Brinson, 16, of Dublin. She has been at Egleston since July, receiving treatment for leukemia.

“I’ve made lots of friends here,” said Leah, who was accompanied during the visit by her parents, Robby and Susan Brinson. “It’s not that bad.”

Leah and Crawford had a brief but frank discussion. Crawford's brother died of leukemia when she was 10.

Leah and Crawford had a brief but frank discussion. Crawford's brother died of leukemia when she was 10.

An honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Crawford said she draws inspiration from people going through treatment.

“We get stressed in our lives, and then you come and see the strength of these kids,” she said. “It’s not the issue, it’s how you deal with the issue, and you can see Leah is dealing with it such grace.”

The two had a brief but frank discussion, with Crawford smiling as she recalled how her brother’s hair would grow in different colors or textures during his chemo treatment.

“The type of cancer my brother died from is treatable now,” Crawford said. “There is life after cancer.”

Both Crawford and Leah looked fantastic, with the cover girl in a sparkling charcoal jacket and Leah in a cute pink and black ensemble that matched the cloth hat covering her head.

There are days, Leah said, that she doesn’t feel like glamming up. “It doesn’t always come together,” she said.

Added Crawford: “I have those days, too.”

26 comments Add your comment

LOL

November 12th, 2010
8:02 pm

Enter your cowhatmments here

What did crawford do to her face? She looks like plastic

mowreck

November 12th, 2010
8:03 pm

I bought one of Cindy’s bedroom suites and was so disappointed because she didn’t come with it.
Just kidding Cindy, I’m way too old for you and plus wouldn’t want to spoil you for all the other men.

LANCE

November 12th, 2010
10:17 pm

She is SO BEAUTIFUL!!!

Kat

November 12th, 2010
10:37 pm

Cindy Crawford has done NOTHING to her face. You don’t know what aging without plastic surgery (which most celebs have done) looks like anymore. She is naturally beautiful.

CynthiaM

November 12th, 2010
10:43 pm

More beautiful than ever and seems like a real person. Love her going to see the kids at Children’s:)

Jennifer Brett

November 12th, 2010
10:54 pm

Dear Kat,

I have come across a great deal of plastic surgery in my line of work. Some looks pretty good, some looks pretty bad, some looks downright comical. But no matter the quality you can usually tell.

Ms. Crawford has a very natural look. Her face does not have that “time standing still” look I have seen on countenances elsewhere. She was simply blessed with good looks! And, radiates beauty from within, too. I think her visit meant a lot to the kids at CHA. It was nice to meet everyone there.

Jennifer

Georgia guy

November 13th, 2010
7:15 am

I went downtown to meet her back in the 90’s there were two lines of people,one that bought her makup that she came out with and one line of those that didnt I was in line(I did not buy her stuff) for almost two hours and was within 30 or 40 people to meet her and she said her hand was tired and left,if she paid me to see her now I would not go

shorty

November 13th, 2010
7:39 am

It is great that people who are “famous” take the time to visit young people who are less fortunate.

LOL

November 13th, 2010
7:53 am

The comment by Kat about Crawford never havng plastic surgery and she is all natural. LOL

She admitted to Botoxs, fillers, ect starting at age 30. Her face no longer moves when she talks.

Tom

November 13th, 2010
7:56 am

Wait until she hits 50 in a few years. That is when everything comes challenging. She was beautiful when she was in her 20s now she is ok

Joe

November 13th, 2010
7:57 am

She used to have a natural look now she looks like she is forming into Janice Dickinson.

Mike

November 13th, 2010
7:58 am

Her insides are still almost 50????

Mike

November 13th, 2010
8:05 am

She makes sure everyone knows she is going to childrens hospital. She puts in on twitter ect. Why not just go and not advertise it.

She is phoney – Just like she said her “Meaningful Beauty Cream” kept her young. She finally came clean stating she was working with a Plastic Surgeon for years doing botox, fillers, ect since 30 years old.

Jo Jo from LA

November 13th, 2010
8:06 am

She is so fake. I cannot stand her.

Mo

November 13th, 2010
8:08 am

I think the kids would appreciate someone like Taylor Swift more than Crawford. When you are a kid a 40 something is old.

FREDDY

November 13th, 2010
8:55 am

I wish Justin Bieber would visit the children at the hospital. That would really make their day.

tim

November 13th, 2010
9:13 am

If she is so caring why doesn’t she open hospitals for children instead of money making bars? Give up the big house, vacations, plastic surgeons, personal trainers, fancy clothes ect. She certainly is no Mother Theresa. I will give credit where credit is due.

yankee girl

November 13th, 2010
9:21 am

I had the pleasure of meeting her on Friday at the hospital. She is beautiful, and was sweet and kind to our patients.

cowboy mouth

November 13th, 2010
9:43 am

@Tom “she is OK” you’re an f n idiot.

Nottoohappy

November 13th, 2010
12:41 pm

I just came back from Rooms to Go and I stood in line for an hour and half just to be told that she was running out of time and could not sign anymore autographs. I was none too happy because I got there early! Rooms to Go should have passed out tickets for people to take pictures with her. I have to say she is beautiful in person though. I hope she comes back because A LOT of people showed up this morning to meet her and went away disappointed…..

Joseph

November 15th, 2010
10:50 am

Wow! her age is beginning to show. She lost her natural beauty. What a shame that she went to the plastic surgeon

Mike

November 15th, 2010
10:52 am

The children would of been happy to see Ronald McDonald. They don’t know who Crawford is. Her head is so big she can’t walk through the door. LOL

Joe

November 15th, 2010
7:16 pm

I saw her in person and was not impressed

Ruth

November 16th, 2010
1:10 pm

I think they “both” look beautiful no matter what anybody else says! Why are all these people so critical? OUCH! I would like to live by, “if you can’t say anything good about anybody, don’t say anything at all,” as well as, “don’t look at the speck in my eye when there is a plank in yours.” Just makes good Godly sense to me! Anyone remember the Golden Rule???

Frank

November 16th, 2010
7:04 pm

Yeah! I remember the Golden Rule – But it does not apply to Crawford. She is dishonest about her Meaningful Beauty. She denied Botox for years stating it was her skin cream. She fooled the public for years.

michael

November 17th, 2010
7:21 am

Why would the children be interested in meetng her???? I can see if she is Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood or Taylor Swift. In a child’s eye’s she is some older lady that they never heard of.