Bring LivingWithLilac back to Instagram

When 2020 started I had a thriving business. I also had dreams of creating a travel blog that highlighted how to travel when you have a special needs child. My daughter Lilac who is 11 years old, has autism, a global development delay, and intellectual disability. I have been spending the last 10 years saving to purchase a house for me and my daughters, as we live in a Los Angeles apartment that is two bedroom. When Covid hit the mayors office came to my home and asked me to stop doing business from my home, and I understanded  it and I stopped. Which meant I needed to spend all my savings on taking care of my four daughters, and our dreams of purchasing a house had to be put to the side. I decided that I want to do videos that explained how it felt to be a woman of color and to have a child that has a moderate disability and what it took in order for her to be comfortable and healthy. And it paid off I got 85,000 followers on Instagram and 150,000 followers on Tictock. But Instagram banned me, and their explanation was I am impersonating someone who isn’t me, I didn’t violate any other guidelines they just said that I am not myself. I initially gave up, and felt like sharing these moments with the other special-needs moms and dads maybe wasn’t as important as I thought it was because I was banned and I felt so discouraged, but I woke up this morning and I was like......I’m not gonna allow you to take this away from us. I contacted a lawyer and they are going to converse with Instagram but they have a flat fee, if you’re having a financial deficit please don’t contribute I don’t want to take away from your family, just share this post.....but if you are able to help me, I am going to pursue legal charges for Instagram for banning me. Thank you for your help thank you for your time, and God bless all of us during this difficult situation.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $150 
    • 6 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 2 d
  • Mary Torres 
    • $25 
    • 3 d
  • Robynne Rodriguez 
    • $20 
    • 3 d
  • Cynthia Grullard 
    • $25 
    • 3 d
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Organizer

Tamara Rachelle 
Organizer
Sherman Oaks, CA
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