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CBN NewsWatch: October 25, 2016

On CBN Newswatch, October 25: Obamacare woes could spell trouble for Clinton, Virginia abortion safety rules overturned by Democratic appointees, and more. Read Transcript


TODAY ON "NEWSWATCH,"

OBAMACARE PREMIUMS ARE

SPIKING AGAIN WITH JUST

TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE

ELECTION.

AS THE NEWS HITS AMERICANS

IN THE POCKETBOOK, WILL IT

HAVE AN IMPACT ON THEIR

VOTES?

PLUS, THEY'RE BEING

BAPTIZED BY THE HUNDREDS,

LINING UP TO WORSHIP BY

THE THOUSANDS.

IT IS HAPPENING IN A VERY

UNLIKELY PLACE.

> AND HUSBAND IS ONE OF

THE BEST PLAYERS AND THE

NBA, AND NOAYESHA CURRY

IS MAKING QUITE A NAME FOR

HERSELF, TOO.

WELL SHOWE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT SHE IS

UP AND TO AND HOW HER

FAITH GUIDES HER.

THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR

CBN "NEWSWATCH."

I'M CHARLENE AARON.

ANOTHER TWIST WITH JUST

TWO WEEKS BEFORE ELECTION

DAY.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS

CONFIRMING THAT OBAMACARE

PREMIUMS WILL RISE SHARPLY

NEXT YEAR.

THE NEWS COMES AT TRUMP

APPEARS TO BE TRAILING IN

THE POLLS, AND HILLARY

CLINTON FACES NEW

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE F.B.I.

INVESTIGATION INTO HER

E-MAILS.

HEATHER SELLS HAS THE

STORY.

Heather: EARLY VOTING

HAS ALREADY BEGUN IN TEXAS

AND FLORIDA, AND DONALD

TRUMP IS HITTING THE

SUNSHINE STATE HARD.

HE IS MAKING POLITICAL HAY

WITH THE NEWS THAT

OBAMACARE PREMIUMS ARE

ABOUT TO RISE SHARPLY.

GOVERNMENT SAYS ON

AVERAGE, 25% NEXT YEAR.

AND MANY PEOPLE WILL HAVE

JUST ONE INSURER.

IT IS OVER FOR

OBAMACARE, AND HILLARY

CLINTON WANTS TO DOUBLE

DOWN AND MAKE IT MORE

EXPENSIVE, AND IT IS NOT

GOING TO WORK.

Heather: AND HE IS

LASHING OUT AGAINST POLLS

THAT SHOW CLINTON AHEAD.

FOLKS, WE'RE WINNING.

THEY ARE PHONY POLLS PUT

OUT BY PHONE ME MEDIA.

Heather: CLINTON IS

CAMPAIGNING WITH ELIZABETH

WARREN, WHO IS BASHING

TRUMP.

GET THIS, DONALD, NASTY

WOMEN ARE TOUGH.

NASTY WOMEN ARE SMART.

AND NASTY WOMEN VOTE.

Heather: CLINTON IS

FACING A NEW REVELATION

ABOUT THE F.B.I. PROBE

INTO HER E-MAILS THAT

COULD RAISE MORE

SUSPICIONS OF POLITICAL

FAVORS.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

REPORTS THAT A LONG TIME

FRIEND OF THE CLINTONS

GAVE MONEY TO THE

POLITICAL CAMPAIGN OF THE

WIFE OF A TOP F.B.I.

OFFICIAL WHILE THE BUREAU

WAS INVESTIGATING HER

E-MAIL SCANDAL.

THE POLITICAL ACTION

COMMITTEE GAVE CLOSE TO

HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO

HER CAMPAIGN.

BUT THE F.B.I. SAYS IT IS

NO BIG DEAL BECAUSE THE

F.B.I. OFFICIAL WASN'T

INVOLVED IN THE

INVESTIGATION INTO THE

CLINTON E-MAILS UNTIL

AFTER HIS WIFE LOST HER

RACE.

CRITICS FIND IT HARD TO

BELIEVE THAT A TOP F.B.I.

OFFICIAL WASN'T INVOLVED

IN THE BUREAU'S BIGGEST

CASE, AND THEY CALL IT

ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE

QUESTIONABLE PROBE INTO

THE CLINTON E-MAILS, AND

TRUMP WANTS AN

INVESTIGATION.

AND CLINTON IS ALSO

DEALING WITH A NEW

UNDERCOVER VIDEO FROM

JAMES O'KEEFE'S PROJECT --

IT SHOWS A POLITICAL

CONSULTANT WHO ALLEGEDLY

WORKED WITH THE DEMOCRATIC

PARTY, SAYING THAT CLINTON

AUTHORIZED THE USE OF

DONALD DUCK COSTUMES AT

TRUMP RALLIES, A POTENTIAL

VIOLATION OF THE CAMPAIGN

RULES.

THESE ISSUES MAY OR MAY

NOT SPELL TROUBLE FOR

CLINTON, WHO APPEARS TO

ENJOY A LEAD IN THE POLLS.

SHE WILL ALSO CAMPAIGN IN

FLORIDA TODAY AS BOTH

CANDIDATES FIGHT TO THE

FINISH.

HEATHER SELLS, CBN NEWS.

Charlene: 10

TRANSGENDER SOLDIERS ARE

SEEKING FORMAL RECOGNITION

IN THE U.S. ARMY.

THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT

LIFTED ITS TRANSGENDER BAN

IN JULY, TELLING EACH

BRANCH TO PUT TOGETHER NEW

PROCEDURES BY OCTOBER FOR

TROOPS WHO WANT TO CHANGE

THEIR GENDER AND SAY IN

UNIFORM.

THEY ARE NOW ABLE TO

RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE AND

BEGIN CHANGING THEIR I.D.

IN THE PENTAGON.

> TERRORISTS STORMED A

FACILITY IN PAKISTAN

OVERNIGHT, MURDERING AT

LEAST 59 CADETS AND GUARDS

IN A FEROCIOUS ATTACK.

THEY STORMED INTO DORMS

WHERE CADETS WERE

SLEEPING.

AT LEAST 117 PEOPLE WERE

ALSO HURT IN THE ATTACK.

ISIS HAS CLAIMED

RESPONSIBILITY, BUT

PAKISTANI AUTHORITIES

EXPECT THE TALIBAN AND

al-QAEDA-LINKED GROUPS.

> ISLAMIC FORCES ARE

BATTLING FORCES EAST OF

MOSUL.

THEY ATTEMPTED 12 CAR BOMB

ATTACKS, BUT ALL OF THEM

BLEW UP BEFORE HITTING

THEIR TARGETS.

THE IRAQI TROOPS HAVE

SUFFERED A SMALL NUMBER OF

CASUALTIES FROM MORTAR

ROUNDS SO FAR.

THE TOP COMMANDER OF U.S.

LAND FORCES IN IRAQ SAYS

U.S. HELICOPTERS BE

STRIKING THE ISLAMIC

TARGETS TO SUPPORT THE

OPERATION.

> RUSSIA HAS ANNOUNCED

IT IS NOT PLANNING MORE

HUMANITARIAN PAUSES IN ITS

AIRSTRIKES IN ALEPPO,

SYRIA.

RUSSIA HAS BEEN RAMPING UP

IN THE MIDDLE EAST THE

LAST FEW YEARS.

THE U.S. OPENED THE DOOR

FOR VLADIMIR PUTIN, AND

NOW HE IS DOING EVERYTHING

HE CAN TO INCREASE HIS

POWER.

GEORGE THOMAS REPORTS.

George: THE MAYOR OF

ALEPPO SAYS WHAT IS

HAPPENING TO HIS BESIEGED

CITY IS A HOLOCAUST.

WE LIVE A DAILY

HOLOCAUST IN ALEPPO.

ALEPPO IS BURNING EVERY

DAY.

George: AT LEAST 400

PEOPLE, MAINLY CIVILIANS,

HAVE DIED IN ALEPPO SINCE

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FORCES,

BACKED BY RUSSIAN WAR

PLANES, LAUNCHED AN

ALL-OUT OFFENSIVE TO

RETAKE CONTROL OF THE CITY

LAST MONTH.

THE U.S. HAS ACCUSED BOTH

COUNTRIES OF COMMITTING

WAR CRIMES.

BUT RUSSIA'S PRESIDENT

FOUGHT BACK, SAYING THEY

ARE USING HUMANS AT

SHIELDS.

INNOCENT PEOPLE SUFFER

AND DIE, BUT WE CANNOT

ALLOW TERRORISTS TO HIDE

AMONG CIVILIANS.

WE CANNOT ALLOW THEM TO

BLACKMAIL THE ENTIRE WORLD

WHEN THEY TAKE HOSTAGES,

KILL OR BEHEAD PEOPLE.

George: THE U.S. IS

WARNING IF THE

BOMBBARDMENT DOESN'T STOP,

ALEPPO WILL BE DESTROYED

BY CHRISTMAS.

LET'S SAVE THE

POPULATION OF ALEPPO.

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO

MAKE PEACE.

George: RUSSIA'S

MILITARY INFLUENCE IN

SYRIA JUST GOT SERIOUS.

RADIFICATION OF THE

AGREEMENT IS IN THE KEY

INTEREST OF RUSSIA, WHICH

IS FIGHTING AGAINST

INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS.

George: RUSSIA'S

BRUTAL AIR CAMPAIGN HAS

REVERSED THE TITLE,

ALLOWING BASHAR

al-ASSAD'S FORCES TO

REGAIN LOST TERRITORY.

MOSCOW CLAIMS THE GOAL HAS

ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT HELPING

SYRIAN ARMY FIGHT AGAINST

ISLAMIC FORCES.

THE KREMLIN HAS LONG IN

ASSISTED IT HAS WANTED TO

AVOID A LIBYA-LIKE

SCENARIO TAKING PLACE IN

SYRIA, WHERE THE

GOVERNMENT WAS OVERTHROWN,

AND THAT ALLOWED ELEMENTS

OF THE ISLAMIC STATE TO

GAIN A FOOT HOLD.

BUT MOSCOW'S DOMINANCE IN

THE MIDDLE EAST IS ON THE

RISE.

TWO YEARS AGO, RUSSIA

BARELY HAD A MILITARY

PRESENCE IN THE REGION.

NOW EXPERTS SAY ITS

FIGHTER JETS AND MISSILES

ARE FLYING OVER SYRIA,

IRAANDIRANIAN AIR SPACE.

Charlene: OFFICIALS

IN VIRGINIA HAVE ENFORCED

BUILDING CODES FOR

ABORTION CLINICS.

THEY REQUIRED THE CLINICS

TO FOLLOW HOSPITAL-LIKE

STANDARDS SINCE MISTAKES

DURING ABORTION PROCEDURES

CAN PUT WOMEN'S LIVES AT

RISK.

DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR TERRY

MCCOLLIF FILLED THE BOARD

OF HEALTH WITH HIS

APPOINTEES WHO THEN

OVERTURNED THE

REGULATIONS.

> THE UNIVERSITY OF

MINNESOTA IS INVOLVED IN

THE ILLEGAL USE OF FETAL

TISSUE.

THOMAS MOORE'S ATTORNEYS

ACCUSE THE ATTORNEYS FOR

USING A LOOPHOLE TO USE

FETAL TISSUE FOR

TRANSPLANT RESEARCH.

AND THEY ARGUE THAT THE

UNIVERSITY IS USING PUBLIC

FUNDS TO PRACTICE ILLEGAL

ACTIVITIES.

THEY SAY THAT THE SCHOOL

HAS TRIED TO DODGE MEDIA

ATTENTION IN LIGHT OF THE

RECENT PLANNED PARENTHOOD

CONTROVERSY.

NOW THE ACCUSATIONS ARE IN

THE HANDS OF THE COURT.

> AN IDAHO SCHOOL

DISTRICT WILL NOW ALLOW

ALL STUDENTS TO

PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL

ACTIVITY.

IN THE PAST, CASSIA COUNTY

PROHIBITED ONLINE STUDENTS

AND SEMINARY STUDENTS FROM

PARTICIPATING IN CLUBS AND

STUDENT GOVERNMENT BECAUSE

OF THEIR ENROLLMENT

STATUS.

THAT ALL CHANGED AFTER ONE

STUDENT TOOK LEGAL ACTION.

NOW SHE SAYS, I AM SO

HAPPY WE ARE FINALLY

SEEING A POSITIVE CHANGE

IN THE CASSIA COUNTY

SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND NO

FUTURE STUDENT WILL HAVE

TO GO THROUGH WHAT I DID.

NOW EVERYONE CAN

PARTICIPATE.

> COMING UP, A TRUE

OUTPOURING OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT IS HAPPENING IN

CHINA.

STAY WITH US FOR EXCLUSIVE

VIDEO OF THE THREE

SELF-REVIVALS

REVIVALS, RIGHT AFTER

THIS.

Charlene: AN

UNPRECEDENTED REVIVAL IS

SWEEPING PARTS OF CHINA,

AND TODAY WE'RE GOING TO

SHOW YOU EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

OF IT.

THERE IS A UNIQUE ANGLE TO

THIS STORY BECAUSE IT

SHOWS HOW GOD IS MOVING

AMONGST THE

COMMUNIST-CONTROLLED

GOVERNMENT CHURCHES.

GEORGE THOMAS TRAVELLED TO

SOUTHERN CHINA, WHERE HE

OBTAINED NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN

IMAGES FROM INSIDE THESE

CHURCHES.

George: THURSDAY

EVENING IN FUJAN PROVINCE,

SOUTHEAST CHINA.

*

George: SCORES OF MEN

AND WOMEN DANCING, WAVING

FLAGS, BLOWING SHOFARS,

AND WORSHIPPING GOD.

YOU MIGHT THINK THIS IS IN

THE UNITED STATES, BUT

THIS IS COMMUNIST, AN

OFFICIALLY STILL ATHEIST

CHINA.

AND WHAT WEN FI LEE SAYS

IS REMARKABLE ABOUT THIS

SCENE IS THAT IT IS

HAPPENING IN AN OFFICIALLY

GOVERNMENT-CONTROLLED

CONGREGATION KNOWN AS

THREE-SELF CHURCH.

[APPLAUSE]

Through Translator:

DRAMATIC CHANGES ARE

HAPPENING.

GOD IS MOVING IN A

POWERFUL WAY INSIDE THESE

THREE-SELF CHURCHES.

George: JUAN AND HIS

WIFE HAVE WITNESSED THIS

MOVE FIRSTHAND.

BOTH ARE EVANGELISTS AND

HAVE, FOR SEVERAL YEARS,

CRISS-CROSSED THE CHINESE

COUNTRY SITE, DOCUMENTING

THE HOLY SPIRIT'S MOVE

AMONG THREE-SELF CHURCHES.

THE MOST AMAZING THING

IS THAT THE LORD IS

RAISING UP GOD-LOVING

PEOPLE IN THESE CHURCHES.

SO MANY BROTHERS AND

SISTERS WHO LOVE GOD

DEEPLY AND WANT TO SERVE

HIM.

George: HE SAYS WHAT

IS HAPPENING TODAY IN

BEIJING AND IN OTHER PARTS

OF CHINA, AS IT RELATES TO

THE POWERFUL MOVE AMONGST

THE PEOPLE IN THE

THREE-SELF CHURCHES IS

QUITE REMARKABLE, TAKING

INTO CONSIDERATION WHERE

THE CHURCH HAS BEEN IN THE

LAST 30 YEARS.

WHAT WAS IT LIKE FOR THE

THREE-SELF CHURCH 30 YEARS

AGO.

EVERY CHURCH HAD TO BE

VETTED BY THE GOVERNMENT

AUTHORITIES.

YOUNG PEOPLE WERE NEVER

ALLOWED TO ATTEND THESE

CHURCHES.

SO YOU WOULD ONLY SEE OLD

PEOPLE, MOSTLY WOMEN.

PREACHING ABOUT THE POWER

OF THE HOLY SPIRIT WAS

FORBIDDEN.

George: TOPICS ON

HEALINGS, MIRACLES, SIGNS

AND WONDERS WERE OUT OF

THE QUESTION.

AND TODAY YOU CAN PREACH

THOSE MESSAGES?

YES.

NOWADAYS, PEOPLE HAVE

SCPTHAVEACCEPTED THESETOPS.

THESE TOPICS.

George: REGISTERED

CHURCHES ARE GOVERNMENT

APPROVED.

UNREGISTERED, SOMETIMES

CALLED UNDERGROUND OR

HOUSE CHURCHES, OPERATE

OUTSIDE GOVERNMENT

CONTROL, AND FOR DECADES

FACED INTENSE PERSECUTION.

AND WITH THAT PERSECUTION

CAME TREMENDOUS GROWTH.

THREE-SELF CHURCHES, ON

THE OTHER HAND, NEVER

EXPERIENCED THAT KIND OF

EXPLOSIVE GROWTH UNTIL

NOW.

Through Translator:

NOW THEY SPEAK REVIVALS

THAT ARE HAPPENING IN THE

THREE-SELF CHURCHES.

George: THIS MAN IS

ONE OF CHINA'S FOREMOST

EXPERTS ON CHINESE

CHRISTIANITY.

HE CONVERTED AFTER READING

THE BIBLE.

> WHAT DOES THAT BIBLE

LOOK LIKE?

YOU FIND YOURSELF IN

MORE THAN A HUNDRED METER

LINE TRYING TO GET INTO

CHURCHES.

George: 30, 40 YEARS

AGO, THE CHINESE

GOVERNMENT HAD A LAW THAT

SAID, YOU KNOW, YOUNG MEN

AND WOMEN BELOW THE AGE OF

18 COULD NOT ATTEND THESE

THREE-SELF CHURCHES.

IS THAT THE CASE STILL

TODAY?

Through Translator:

THERE IS AN INCREASING

PROPORTION OF THEM IN

CHURCHES NOW.

MORE YOUNG MALE BELIEVERS,

PROFESSIONALS, MAINSTREAM

CELEBRITIES, ESPECIALLY IN

THE BIG CITIES, THAT ARE

ATTENDING THE CHURCH,

UNLIKE THE PAST, WHEN IT

WAS MAINLY THE ELDERLY WHO

ATTENDED.

George: BACK AT THE

THURSDAY NIGHT MEETING IN

FUJAN PROVINCE, FOLKS HAVE

GATHERED FOR A FOUR-DAY

EVENT, AFFECTIONATELY

CALLED "LOVE CAMP."

Through Translator:

"LOVE CAMP," HELPS PEOPLE

GET CLOSER TO GOD.

George: HE SAYS THE

IDEA CAME 12 YEARS, WHEN

HE SAYS THE HOLY SPIRIT

SHOWED UP WHILE HE WAS

PREACHING.

WE WERE IN THE MIDDLE

OF THE CHURCH, AND ALL OF

A SUDDEN EVERYBODY FELT

THE HOLY SPIRIT ANOINTING

US.

SOME COULDN'T STAND UP

STRAIGHT.

SOME FELL DOWN.

SOME FELT NAUSEOUS.

AFTER THE SERVICE, SOME

PEOPLE WERE BEING HEALED.

I SAW DEMONS BEING CHASED

AWAY FROM PEOPLE'S BODIES.

George: HE SAYS HIS

CHURCH NEVER EXPERIENCED

ANYTHING LIKE IT.

WE WERE SEEING

SOMETHING UNPRECEDENTED.

WE HAD NO THEOLOGICAL

TRAINING IN THE MOVEMENT

OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.

George: WORD QUICKLY

SPREAD.

WE WERE ONE OF THE

FIRST CHURCHES TO

EXPERIENCE THAT IN THIS

AREA.

SOON OTHER CHURCHES CAME

TO US AND WERE EAGER TO

RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT.

LATER THEY ALSO STARTED

WITNESSING THE HOLY SPIRIT

AS WELL.

George: THE CHURCH

RUNS TWO ORPHANAGES AND

TWO ELDERLY CARE CENTERS,

AND TWICE A YEAR PUTS ON

THE "LOVE CAMP."

WE WANT TO EVANGELIZE

PEOPLE, TRENC STRENGTHEN THE

FAMILY, AND INFLUENCE

OTHER CHURCHES TO EMBRACE

THE HOLY SPIRIT.

> I WAS SMOKING IN

SHANDUN RECENTLY, AND

AROUND 8,000 PEOPLE JOINED

THE MEETING.

LAST CHRISTMAS, I WAS

SPEAKING AT A THREE-SELF

CHURCH AND THERE WERE

12,000 PEOPLE.

I WAS AMAZED.

THERE WERE 12,000 PEOPLE.

George: THEY AND

COUNTLESS OTHERS SAY THEY

FEEL HONORED IN HELPING

MORE CHINESE TURN TO JESUS

CHRIST.

Through Translator:

THE NUMBER OF CHRISTIANS

IN CHINA IS GROWING

RAPIDLY.

IT MEANS CHRIST IS

STARTING TO PLAY AN ACTIVE

ROLE IN CHINESE SOCIETY.

THAT IS GOOD IN MANY WAYS.

George: GEORGE

THOMAS, CBN NEWS, CHINA.

Charlene: UP NEXT,

SHE FOLLOWS HER HUSBAND'S

CAREER ON THE BASKETBALL

COURT, AND SHE HAS MORE

THAN FOUR MILLION

FOLLOWERS HER OWN.

WE GO INTO THE KITCHEN

WITH AYESHA CURRY AFTER

THIS.

Charlene: SETH CURRIE

IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE

BEST PLAYERS IN THE NBA.

FANS LOVE HIS GAME, AND

ADMIRE HIS LOVE FOR HIS

FAMILY AND HIS FAITH.

WHEN HE IS NOT ON THE

COURT, HE CHEERS ON HIS

WIFE, WHO HAS QUITE A

SUCCESS STORY OF HER OWN.

EFREM GRAHAM INTRODUCES US

TO AYESHA CURRY.

Efrem: WHEN SUPERSTAR

SETH CURRIE TAKES THE

COURT, HE SEES A FAMILIAR

FACE ON THE SIDE LINE.

> HAVE YOU ALWAYS BEEN A

BASKETBALL FAN?

NO.

OH, GOSH, NOT AT ALL.

I COME FROM A VERY ARTSY

FAMILY.

THE ONLY SORT OF

INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS

THAT I HAD BEFORE MEETING

MY HUSBAND WAS BUFFALO

BILLS FOOTBALL, AND DOUG

FLUTIE'S FLAKES.

MY DAD GREW UP IN BUFFALO

AND HAS BEEN A BILLS' FAN

ALL OF HIS LIFE.

Efrem: AND NOW HER

FOCUS IS NBA BASKETBALL,

SAYS SHE CHEERS ON HER

HUSBAND AT ALMOST ALL OF

THE WARRIOR'S HOME GAMES.

HI, GUYS.

TODAY I HAVE A RECIPE FOR

YOU GUYS THAT IS A STAPLE

IN OUR HOUSEHOLD,

ESPECIALLY AT BREAKFAST

TIME.

IT IS MY BROWN SUGAR

BACON.

Efrem: HER PASSION

MOVES TO THE KITCHEN,

SHARING RECIPES AND

COOKING TIPS WITH THE

MILLIONS WHO FOLLOW HER

ONLINE AND IN HER

BEST-SELLING COOKBOOK

"FOOD, FAMILY, FAITH, AND

THE JOY OF EATING WELL."

WAS THIS IS A HARD THING

TO DO?

YEAH, IT WAS.

THERE WERE POINTS WHEN I

WANTED TO GIVE UP.

THERE WERE POINTS THAT

WERE ENJOYABLE, AND THERE

WERE POINTS WHERE I DIDN'T

WANT TO DO IT ANYMORE.

BUT I PUSHED THROUGH, AND

I'M REALLY HAPPY THAT I

DID BECAUSE I NOW HAVE

THIS GREAT BOOK FULL OF

QUICK AND EASY RECIPES FOR

EVERYBODY TO ENJOY, AND

MORE SO FOR ME TO PASS

DOWN TO MY DAUGHTERS.

Efrem: YOUR PASSION

FOR COOKING IS CLEAR.

BUT THERE WAS A PERIOD

WHERE YOU WERE PURSUING

ACTING?

YEAH.

IT'S SO FUNNY BECAUSE

LOOKING BACK, IT SEEMS

LIKE MY CHILDHOOD -- I'VE

DONE IT SINCE I WAS ABOUT

TWO.

I LEFT HIGH SCHOOL EARLY

AND WENT OUT TO L.A. TO

PURSUE IT.

BUT IT GOT TO THE POINT

WHERE I REALIZED IT WASN'T

FOR ME.

I WAS PRETTY GOOD AT IT.

I WAS STEADILY WORKING,

BUT I DIDN'T HAVE A

PASSION FOR IT.

AND FOR A LONG TIME DIDN'T

KNOW WHAT MY CAREER WAS

GOING TO BE.

AND I STRUGGLED WITH THAT

FOR A WHILE.

BUT I PRAYED ABOUT IT.

I PRESSED THROUGH.

AND I REALIZED THAT IT WAS

STARING ME IN MY FACE MY

WHOLE LIFE.

Efrem: PRAYER AND A

GENTLE PUSH FROM HER

HUSBAND --

*

Efrem: -- HELPED

AISHA START HER FAMILY

LIFE.

HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK

GOD IS IN THAT PROCESS?

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT.

BECAUSE YOU CAN FIND

YOURSELF IN A PLACE YOU

DON'T WANT TO BE IN REEL

QUICKLY.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO ALWAYS

BE PRAYING.

Efrem: SHE REGULARLY

SHARES HER FAMILY'S

CHRISTIAN FAITH,

ACKNOWLEDGING EVEN ONLINE

SHE IS FIRST A BELIEVER,

THEN A WIFE, AND THEN A

MOTHER.

Efrem: NOW, YOU HAVE

A BIG SOCIAL MEDIA

FOLLOWING.

YOU'VE GOT MORE THAN FOUR

MILLION ON INSTAGRAM.

AND YOU'RE VERY OPEN ABOUT

YOUR LIFE, THE UPS AND

DOWNS AND SO FORTH.

YEAH.

Efrem: AND

PASSIONATE.

BUT THAT COMES WITH

CRITICS, TOO.

YEAH.

100% OF PEOPLE AREN'T

GOING TO LIKE WHAT YOU DO

100% OF THE TIME.

Efrem: SHE QUICKLY

FELT THAT HEAT AFTER

TWEETING CRITICISMS OF THE

NBA.

YOU COULD BE AN ANGEL

AND SOMEBODY IS STILL

GOING TO HAVE SOMETHING

NEGATIVE TO SAY.

SO I TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN

OF SALT -- NO PUN

INTENDED.

Efrem: YOUR HUSBAND

IS PHENOMENAL ON THE

BASKETBALL COURT.

THANK YOU.

Efrem: IN THE

KITCHEN, WHAT'S THE STORY?

HE'S GETTING BETTER.

YOU KNOW, PERSISTENCE.

IT DIDN'T START OUT SO

WELL.

AND THERE ARE SOME STORIES

IN THE BOOK ABOUT O THAT

ATHAT INTHE BOOK, BUT HE HAS

GOTTEN BETTER.

Efrem: IN ADDITION TO

THE COOKBOOK, SHE ALSO HAS

A SHOW ON THE FOOD

NETWORK, BUT IT CAME ONLY

AFTER THE EXECUTIVE SAID

NO A FEW TIMES.

I GUESS MY MOTTO IS LET

THEM SAY NO UNTIL THEY SAY

YES.

[LAUGHTER]

DON'T STOP.

Efrem: EFREM GRAHAM,

CBN NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO.

8-YEAR-OLD BOY FROM SOUTH

CAROLINA WENT MORE THAN

THE EXTRA FILE TO HELP

SOMEONE IN NEED.

HE WENT AN EXTRA

800 MILES.

WHEN HE SAW A PICTURE OF

ANOTHER 8-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO

LOST EVERYTHING IN THE

LOUISIANA FLOODS BACK IN

AUGUST, HE WANTED TO DO

SOMETHING TO HELP.

CAMERON WENT STRAIGHT TO

HIS CHURCH, AND THEN

THROUGHOUT HIS COMMUNITY,

INCLUDEING HI,INCLUDING HIS LOCAL

POLICE, LOOKING FOR HELP.

IN TWO MONTHS, HE RAISED

ABOUT $4,000 IN DONATIONS.

THEN HE AND HI MOM HIS MOM, AND

SOME SOUTH CAROLINA

POLICE, DROVE ALL THE WAY

TO MAKE THIS SPECIAL

DELIVERY.

IF I GOT AFFECTED BY

THE FLOOD, I WOULD BE SAD.

SO I IMMEDIATELY WANTED TO

HELP HIM.

HIS FOLLOW THROUGH WAS

SO STRONG.

HE MADE SURE HE HAD PEOPLE

BACKING HIM.

THE MT. PLEASANT POLICE

DEPARTMENT, OUR LOCAL

CHURCHES, THE COMMUNITY,

FAMILY, AND FRIENDS.

HE MADE SURE EVERYBODY WAS

INVOLVED.

TOYS AND STUFFED

ANIMALS AND BLANKETS.

THERE ARE STILL GOOD

PEOPLE OUT THERE.

THESE ARE AMAZING PEOPLE

THAT ARE RAISING A FINE

YOUNG MAN.

BECAUSE WHEN YOU DO

GOOD THINGS, IT MAKES YOU

FEEL GOOD.

AND WHEN YOU DO THINGS FOR

OTHERS, GOD WILL BLESS

YOU.

Charlene: THAT'S

RIGHT.

WHEN YOU DO GOOD THINGS

FOR OTHERS, GOD WILL BLESS

YOU.

AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU,

INDEED.

> THAT'S IT FOR CBN

"NEWSWATCH."

YOU CAN FIND MORE OF OUR

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE AT

cbnnews.com.

WE HOPE YOU'LL JOIN US

NEXT TIME.

HAVE A GREAT DAY,

EVERYBODY, AND GSES.

GOD BLESS

YOU.

YOU.

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