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Amey’s Story (Pancreatic Cancer)

I was a nurse for almost 20 years. In August 2004 while sitting in church I developed excruciating stomach pain. I was taken to our local hospital where they it was discovered I had idiopatic pancreatitis. From August 2004-July 2007, I had multiple surgeries and 32 hospital stays, the longest being 47 days. …

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Kim’s Story (Ovarian Cancer)

Ovarian Cancer snuck into my life with illusive persistence. At the time of my diagnosis I had already endured months of pain and anxiety. My relationships were changing and my emotions were in a constant state of turmoil. It is little wonder that this disease is sometimes called the silent killer. My diagnosis …

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Jessie’s Story (Lupus)

I am a 24 year old girl. I was diagnosed with Lupus SLE in August 2002. I am still battling it to this day but not as much as back then. I missed the first 3 weeks of my sophomore year. Try explaining that to all your girlfriends. I am a really strong …

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Angie’s Story (Lupus)

My story began in 1980 when I was 8 years old. I developed a rash that my mom thought was poison ivy…turned out it was Lupus. Sitting in the dermatologists office feeling confused and lost watching my mom cry, all these questions flooded my mind, first and foremost was “Am I going to …

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Spring’s Story (Melanoma)

I was 27 and I was going into the eye doctor for my yearly eye exam. During my check up my Dr told me that I had a detached retina and was concerned. I got a little nervous and he referred me to a retina specialist to check it out further.  A couple …

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Melissa’s Story (Epilepsy)

Once upon a time, I was an average, healthy 26 year-old woman. I had a part-time job at my husband’s office and I enjoyed going shopping by myself or going places with friends. I had a brand-new convertible Beetle that I loved to drive. That all changed when I began having …

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