Meet Falyn Vega
Posted on August 24, 2016
Falyn is a singer, makeup artist, photographer, actor, and the face of the I Am A Free Bird campaign, which empowers pediatric cancer patients through the arts. She hopes to inspire children along with adults to overcome their most difficult battles.
She recorded the campaign’s debut single, “I Am Free Bird” and will perform it live, September 13th at Madison Square Garden with the A Free Bird organization’s founder, Godni.
At twelve years old, Vega noticed a small lump that grew on the side of her neck. After a biopsy, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Although frightened, Falyn was never discouraged and was greatly determined to defeat the cancer. While under chemotherapy, she missed out on many months of having a normal childhood but became heavily influenced by the arts. She has been in remission for four years now.
A Free Bird heard Falyn’s story in early 2016 and witnessed her fearlessness and enthusiasm while battling cancer. Falyn is multi-talented and believes deeply in the healing and empowering abilities of art.
Under the mentorship of a Broadway performer, Falyn learned theatre and dancing. She has performed at Radio City Music Hall for the Garden of Dreams Talent show, singing “Let it Go” from her favorite movie, “Frozen”.
Falyn is also a freelance photographer and takes pride in photographing her friends. As a makeup artist, she embraces the craft as one of her many forms of self-expression.
We can expect many great things from Falyn as she continues to impress and motivate those around her.