Sarcoidosis is a disease that causes inflammation in the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, skin, liver, and other tissues. Some celebrities with sarcoidosis are Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, American basketball player Bill Russell, Ex boxer/trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., basketball player James E. Ray, author Manning Marable, comedian Bernie Mac, singer Angie Stone, and singer Mathew Good. Other celebrities that have sarcoidosis are Reggie White, American football player; Daisy Fuentes, actress and model; Karen Duff, actress and model; Darrian Chapman, sportscaster NBC5; Sean Le Vert, R&B singer; Tisha Campbell-Martin , actress and model; and, Daryl Hawks, sportscaster NBC5.


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  1. The article “Thousands celebrate life”, about Bernie Mac’s funeral, mentioned “sarcoidosis”, what is it? –’s-funeral-mentioned-sarcoidosis/