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Non-Consensual Cancer

Growing up, one of my heroes was Sir Ernest Shackleton. He was a polar explorer at the turn of the century who led an expedition straight south to explore Antarctica in his ship, the… 1,356 more words


Pregnant while Brown and Queer in Iowa

We moved to Iowa on December 4th, 2012. My wife and I made a decision to move here, because we were looking for a good legal environment for gay families that is also affordable. 1,083 more words


Greenville mom needs life-changing procedure; insurance denies coverage, so far

GREENVILLE, Mich. — A Greenville mother of three is battling a rare, debilitating disease called chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy or CIDP.

It’s a neurological disorder that impairs movement. 346 more words


Bone Marrow Transplant In China

Hey everyone, Andrew here. Today i want to share about my transplant experience.

First of all i was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia on February 7th this year, exactly on my mother’s birthday and i had a BMT 3 months ago. 483 more words

Cheating Reality

Happy 24th anniversary, liver!

Twenty-four years ago today, a sick little girl got a second chance at life early.

This little girl’s parents had been told a few months prior that she had a genetic disease that was slowly destroying her liver. 994 more words


Walk a mile in my shoes?

I’m going to ask a question tonight. Do a little rambling. Maybe get a bit of info out there about my condition.

IF you were in my shoes, would you have taken the cadaver kidney? 1,066 more words

Working to cure autoimmune diseases and end organ transplant rejection

Between 14 to 22 million people in the United States suffer from autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis, according to the… 1,003 more words

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