The International Fuller Women Expo Update

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Via The Fuller Women Expo It is with heavy heart that we prepare this newsletter. The world was rocked by the passing of Mia Amber Davis, Plus super model, Plus rights advocate and the face of the Expo and the Network for the past 2 years.  I have been hard pressed to find the words to describe […]

Mia Amber Davis – A Vision of Beauty

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With the untimely death of plus size supermodel, Mia Amber Davis, PLUS Model Magazine has dedicated it’s whole June 2011 issue to her as she still continues to inspire women all over the world to love themselves. In this month issue, PMM has released some never before seen photos of the plus beauty and Mia’s influence in […]

Remembering Mia… by Gwen DeVoe

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Remembering Mia…. I will never forget receiving that first email from Mia in the Spring of 2002.  She wrote: “Ms. DeVoe, I’ve been conducting a lot of online research about the plus modeling industry and all roads lead to you.  I would love to meet with you sometime soon to discuss a career in plus […]

Monif C. Remembers Mia Amber Davis

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It is really difficult for me to summate what Mia meant to me because she meant so much. She was a friend, a confidant, and the face of Monif C. Mia and I were partners in that she brought my vision to life like no one else could and in many ways our work together […]

Letter to Mia from friend Erica Watson

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Dear Mia, When I was broke and needed clothes for a movie premiere, who called every designer she knew to make sure I looked good on the red carpet? YOU! When I was ready to give up during boot camp, who called me everyday to encourage me to get up and get moving? YOU. Whenever […]

Friend and Fellow Model Shante Gordon Remembers Mia Amber Davis

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Mia was my friend. I know she was a lot of things to a lot of people…actress, model, producer, icon, idol…but to me she was simply my friend, and it is with heavy heart and deep sorrow that I write this tribute. On May 10th, 2011 I, along with many others, lost one of our […]

A Soliloquy for My Sister by Tara Taylor

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Breathtaking; the graceful manner in which you glide through the room: a noble presence, a quiet confidence, a humble pride.  Words whisper across your lips elegantly, with a witty intelligence: offering encouragement and guidance.  A teacher by example, leader through motivation; a true professional adored by us all. As your fan you have inspired me.   Extraordinary; the […]

Getting To Know Our Cover Model Mia Amber Davis

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Mia Amber Davis was the Creative Editor at Large for PLUS Model Magazine. On May 10, 2011, after knee surgery – Mia passed at the age of 36. Instead of an interview… we are revisiting her career and the impact she had on the plus size industry, her friends and her fans. Go to PLUS Model […]

Special Editor’s Letter From Editor Madeline Jones

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On May 10, 2011 the plus size industry lost a role model, friend and industry leader, Mia Amber Davis. The news came to us via her aunt, but it was not until we heard from Mia’s husband, Mike Yard, that we confirmed to the industry and her fans, the devastating news of her passing. The outpouring […]

Mia Amber Funeral Arrangements

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Merrick Park Baptist Church 120-02 Marsden Street Queens, NY 11434 718-276-5039 Wednesday, May 18th – Public 5:00-9:00 PM – Viewing at Church   *Funeral Service is private