Angela Bassett chose a unique way to honor her mom’s legacy by joined forces with Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company for the For Your Sweetheart campaign to raise awareness about Type 2 diabetics and heart disease, the same condition her mom died from.

“This is just a small way to honor her life and who she was. She laughed greatly and cared about people, you know, and always encouraged me…”

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