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Maia’s Story (Multiple Diagnoses – 10 Year Update)

My name is Maia, and this is the first time I have wanted to write my own story of my medical journey. Usually, my mom writes it, but 10 years is a big deal. I’ve spent the last 10 years sick and growing up. It’s hard to write this because …

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Rose’s Story (Epilepsy)

It was the summer of 1974 and I was getting ready to start college in my hometown of Chicago, Illinois; but that summer changed everything for me. I had my first known seizure when I was 17-years-old. My doctors have told me that I probably won’t see a cure in …

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Anyssa’s Story (Breast Cancer)

My story is intended to be one of encouragement and of strength for those faced with tremendous adversity. A little background: my paternal aunts faced breast cancer before I did. They did not survive their diagnoses. I was urged to start having mammograms at 35. This saved my life. I …

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