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Hailey’s Story (Epilepsy)

My name is Hailey, and I am 16 years old. I am new to this world; I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy only months ago. I had a grand-mal seizure for the first time a couple months before being diagnosed. Turns out I’ve been having seizures for years, but …

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Truly’s Story (Epilepsy)

Truly's Story (Epilepsy)

Hi everybody! My name is Truly. I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2008. I am now 20 years old and I still battle with it. My first episode was the worst feeling. I was on an airplane coming home from visiting my sister in Pennsylvania. I don’t like flying in …

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Judy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Judy's Story (Breast Cancer)

I was diagnosed on 8/9/10 with Stage 3B breast cancer, left side, with nodes involved all throughout the left side of my torso. A year ago, January 5, I finished chemo. On February 9, it will be a year since my double mastectomy. In June, it will be a year …

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Amanda’s Story (Epilepsy)

Amanda's Story (Epilepsy) LR

My name is Amanda and I am 21 years old. I am an epileptic as a result of an injury that I sustained because a man slipped something in my drink on my 21st birthday. I passed out from a bar stool and landed on my face and ever since …

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Emelie’s Story (Cystic Fibrosis)

Emelie's Story (Cystic Fibrosis) LR

My name is Emelie, I’m 19 years old, and my battle with Cystic Fibrosis has not been an easy one. Throughout my entire life I’ve always struggled with upper respiratory complications. From the age of nine, I started coming down with bad cases of pneumonia and bronchitis at least once …

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