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“Hope” by John

John Hope

I had a strained relationship with hope before my wife was diagnosed with cancer. To me, hope was a high waiting for a low, a fix with a nasty flipside. Far from the precious entity exalted by legions of poets and philosophers, hope was just another coordinate on the pain/pleasure …

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Emily’s Story (Epilepsy)

Hi, my name is Emily and I have had epilepsy for 21 years of my life. The first time I had a seizure I was in 2nd grade and had no idea what was happening. As the years went by and I became an adult, the seizures kept on getting worse …

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Kristy’s Story (Diabetes)

Kristy's Story (Diabetes)

I have been a Diabetic since I was thirteen MONTHS old. People always look at me and then go “did you say Months?” I was an infant. I went into a coma for seven days. No one thought I would make it. There were dozens of hospitalizations over the years …

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