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Amanda’s Story (Leukemia)

I was diagnosed on Christmas Day in 2012. I went to the ER with a kidney stone, and my white blood cell count was 150,000. I was admitted to the hospital and given medicine to bring the white blood cell count down to a safe level. In the months following, …

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Carressa’s Story (Colon Cancer)

For two-plus years I told doctor after doctor that something was killing me.  I was told many different things, from it’s anxiety to it’s all in my head. On December 7, 2013, I was told I have Stage 3 Colon Cancer.  My colon had an intussusception and that’s how I found out …

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Tammy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on January 2, 2014. I had a bilateral mastectomy on January 20th with the start of reconstruction. My reconstruction failed four times.  I started chemo in March; I had my last treatment yesterday. I’m ready to get on to the next part of my journey. …

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Danielle’s Story (Lupus)

I am in the process of being diagnosed with Lupus. At the age of 18, I awoke one morning with almost complete loss of vision in my left eye. I went from having 20/20 vision to having barely any at all;  this was not a gradual loss, this literally happened over …

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