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'Diva da Pouch' Proud To Be An Ostomate

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She is known as "The Poop Queen" and "Diva da Pouch," but her real name is Georga Linkus-Long. Georga is a survivor of Reye's Syndrome and has been an ostomate for 27 years.

"I love being called the Poop Queen," she said. "I talk about poop all the time."

When Georga was young, she had her colon removed. At 20, she developed Ulcerative Colitis, and made the decision to wear a pouch full-time.

Georga reached out to FOX 46 to tell us about her story. She is a Clover, South Carolina resident and a proud ostomate model.

Her campaign, "Dixie's Duds," is out to show the world that an ostomy is a beautiful way to have a great quality of life.

"I want people to choose life," she said. "I want people to know they can live with the pouch."

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