A Tyler woman woke up one day and couldn't walk. Test after test, doctors eventually concluded she had a rare, chronic illness.

Makayla Johnson, 20, took to social media and went viral on TikTok as millions watched her story -- her struggle -- and her fight to press on.

Johnson said social media has always played a huge role in her life.

Read more from our news partners at CBS19 and check out Johnson's TikTok videos, where she shares more of her story, by clicking here.

 
 

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