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Celebrities with Lupus: Mercedes Scelba-Shorte

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Updated August 28, 2008

Celebrities with Lupus: Mercedes Scelba-Shorte

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While on "America's Next Top Model," the reality show in which she was a finalist, Mercedes Scelba-Shorte (also known as Mercedes Yvette) revealed that she had been diagnosed with lupus.

Today the young woman continues to model and is a spokesperson for the Lupus Foundation of America. She’s appeared on the cover of the LFA’s magazine twice, as well as covers for Wedding Dresses and Teen Vogue magazines.

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