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One Life to Live Favorite Eddie Alderson Reveals Health Update: "My Journey Continues – I Started Stronger Chemo A Few Weeks Back"

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OLTL alum, Eddie Alderson’s (Matthew Buchanan) battle with lymphoma cancer continues.

He notified his followers on social media of his latest update, which features an image of Alderson buzzing his hair off.

He writes: “My journey continues on~ I started stronger chemo a few weeks back, but nothing is getting me down. Chemo may take my hair but it will never take my spirits or positive state of mind.”

On the positive, looks like Eddie is still showing us his athletic prowess adding: “Feeling great, actually shot an 86 today on the golf course today, not too bad. One thing is for certain, there is #NoSurrender in me. Never.”

Fans of One Life to Live who loved the performances of this talented young man during his portrayal of Llanview’s Matthew Buchanan, found outEddie’s diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma back in November 2016. After under going chemo, it was in April of this year that Eddie shared he had finished his chemo, but now it looks like his battle continues on.

The determination and strength of Eddie, and to live every day of your life and make it count, should be an example to us all.  

Let’s send our well-wishes to Eddie as he continues the fight and that soon he will have beaten cancer for good.  Comment below!

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P. McMahon
P. McMahon

Keep fighting Eddie. I am praying for you.

Judy
Judy

God will give you a mircle if you belive your going to get one I had a brain tumor the worth one you and get I got better so can you just keep the faith

Celia
Celia

Amen, Judy. Good to see you post. Keep the faith…it is the best advice one can give.Bless you.
Eddie: keep fighting. I wish you all the best God and life has in store for you. I love you—say hi to your sister!!

Lia
Lia

God bless him. I’m praying he will beat this.

Llanviewer717
Llanviewer717

God bless you Eddie. You are in my prayers everyday. Keep fighting. You are loved by millions.

Bridget S
Bridget S

Eddie I will prayer to Saint Anthony he Saint of a Thousand Miracles

Linda
Linda

I remember Eddie in OLTL, Changeling and Reservation Road. Such a terrible disease to suffer from. I hope he gets better.

Crystal
Crystal

Keep up that wonderful spirit and attitude, Eddie! I always loved you and Kristen on OLTL. Prayers for a complete recovery soon.

Rodd
Rodd

Keep up the positivity, Eddie! Good luck!

Sherry
Sherry

Dear Eddie,
My thoughts & prayers are with you. Stay positive and continue fighting this awful disease. Thank you for keeping us updated on your health. Sending you love and good wishes

elm1951
elm1951

praying for a complete recovery for you eddie!!

Boop
Boop

Dear Lord, keep Eddie in your healing arms and hands ; use the figs that you used to heal Hezekiah ; dear Jesus, use the spit that you used to heal the blind man or Dear Savior – look and breathe on Eddie’s sickness or speak to it so that by your strips , he will be healed!

Joel
Joel

Eddie’s strength, positivity, and courage is something to be admired. With all the prayers and support surrounding him, I have no doubt he will beat this!

Tomas Torquemada
Tomas Torquemada

Eff cancer. Fifteen year survivor. Nothing steadied me more than my family.

Eddie has a great family, a great spirit and a fighting chance. Thoughts, prayers and best wishes for a complete recovery.

Dave
Dave

You’re time is not over. You’re story is not over. Keep fighting and kick some cancer ass. You are strong, healthy and steadfast.

We are all praying and rooting for you. I look forward to the day you announce to the world that you decimated this evil and come out victorious. You can do it!!!!

Much love and healing power your way!!!!!

Dave Sartin

Lisa Z
Lisa Z

Sending prayers for your recovery. Get through the tough treatments, and then you will be stronger and hopefully, cancer free. You seem like such a nice young man with a bright future ahead of you once you are done with this difficult part of your life.

blake
blake

Thanks for the update, prayers to Eddie!

Karla Olson
Karla Olson

Stay strong Eddie — all of us OLTL fans are sending positive thoughts, prayers & hugs to y0u

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GH’s Maurice Benard Launches ‘State of Mind’ Website

Over the weekend, General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Coinrthos) had been teasing on social media that he was about to debut on Sunday.  Well, it’s here! Benard has launched his brand new website, MB’s State of Mind (www.mbstateofmind.com).

On the site homepage is Benard’s mission statement.  The two-time Daytime Emmy-winner expressed: “State of Mind to me means being 100% present, feeling completely at peace inside of you, not letting your thoughts control your life and always looking for ways to be the best that you can be.”

The new site features merchandise including:’State of Mind” t-shirts in various colors, as well as way to pre-order Maurice’s upcoming memoir, Nothing General About it.   In addition, Benard shares his “Sunday Sessions” in a special section, as well as his upcoming tour dates, with more content to come.

Maurice released a video talking about how ‘State of Mind’ came to him one night following an anxiety attack.

As many know, Benard is a mental health advocate having been very open about his own struggles with mental illness over the years, and how he wants to continue to dispel the stigma of those who battle with it.

The new site offers links to three organizations close to Maurice: Nami (National Alliance of Mental Health), Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, and the International Bipolar Foundation.

Maurice released a video talking about how ‘State of Mind’ came to him one night following an anxiety attack.  Watch it below.

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Make sure to check out Benard’s new site, and let us know if you might be picking up one of the “State of Mind” shirts for yourself via the comment section below.

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Days Of Our Lives

EP Ken Corday Shares Favorite All-Time DAYS Storyline Is Marlena’s Possession

While in Australia, Ken Corday, the executive producer of Days of our Lives, sat down for an interviews segment on 9Now’s Today Extra to talk about the rich history and enduring success of the long-running NBC daytime drama series, which is about to celebrate yet another anniversary in just a few short weeks on November 8th.

During the conversation, Ken was asked about his all-time favorite storyline, or if he had a frontrunner within the wealth of twist, turns, romances, adventure, and drama that has been part of the town of Salem for over five and a half decades.  Corday expressed that he did have a frontrunner … and that is was Marlena being possessed by the devil from the mid-90’s.

 

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Ken told the Today Extra hosts: ‘When we took Deidre Hall, the lovely Marlena Evans, and had her possessed by the devil. It was right out of The Exorcist!’

The EP also admitted at first he was reticent to tell the story:  “I first said, ‘No, you’re mad this will never work!’ But we did it for a few weeks, and the story was meant to play out and then end at Christmas, but it ended up going on until Easter.”

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That plot came from the mind of the late soap scribe, James Reilly, and had gone through many twists from when John Black (Drake Hogestyn) was a priest in one of that character’s many incarnations, and at the time, it was John who has to perform that exorcism on the woman he loved, after Stefano (the late Joe Mascolo) left Marlena vulnerable for demonic forces to enter her body.

There was the bed levitating, the yellow eyes, and more, along with Deidre Hall’s great performance, that made this one of the more spectacular soap opera tales ever told on daytime.   In fact, over the weekend, Hall commented on Corday’s choice tweeting:  “Couldn’t have said it better myself!!”

So, would you vote for Marlena’s possession as your top all-time Days story .. or do you have another pick that you think ranks at the top? Let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Dynasty

DYNASTY Ups Four To Series Regulars As Season Three Kicks-Off

Just in time for the start of the new season of CWs deliciously wicked soap reboot of Dynasty! News on Friday has that four members of the cast have been upped to series regular, meaning they will be pivotal in story and see a lot more screen time.

According to Deadline:  the third actress to play Cristal Jennings, Daniella Alonso, who debuts tonight in the season three opener has been made series regular. Along with the previously recurring: Michael Michele (Dominique Devereaux), Sam Underwood (Adam Carrington) and Adam Huber (Liam), who have now been upped to major cast status.

Additionally, Elizabeth Gillies (Fallon) seemed to have taken over the the role of Alexis from Nicollette Sheridan.  Is this going to be a doppelgänger story, or not? Time will tell.

The new season gets underway with new showrunner Josh Reims, and Sallie Patrick staying on as an executive producer.

CW’s Dynasty is a modernized reboot of the 1980s primetime soap of the same name, the series follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children.

Glad to hear Sam, Adam, Michael and Daniella are series regulars for season three? Watch what happens tonight beginning at 9PMEST on the CW.

 

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