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Purple Heart

Miss K had her first seizure on the day she was born. Imagine that. Your introduction to the strange new world outside the womb culminates in your brain randomly firing with  uncontrollable body jerks and medical teams running. 353 more words

Killed in sawmill.

Fayetteville Observer, 26 October 1921.

Bob Speight was also known as Bob Hill. A Greene County native, he was 17 years old at his death. 84 more words

Wilson County

Purple Day is just around the corner!

Tomorrow is March 26, and this means PURPLE DAY is finally here again!

Please join me in wearing your favorite shade of purple to support epilepsy awareness. 7 more words


Depression is everybody’s problem

The suicide death of so many celebrities and returning military from combat zones brings to the forefront the all too common problem of depression with the often end result of suicide. 1,020 more words


Wear Purple Day

I love purple! I wear it almost everyday.

Every year on March 26th the world celebrates Wear Purple Day.

We wear purple to bring awareness to those who live with epilepsy. 56 more words


Brain Surgery Update: Who Wants To See Me Shave My Head?

Hello, friends. It’s me, Steph.

I have discussed this topic before, but I have a few updates.

My husband has epilepsy. It has been incredibly difficult to treat. 443 more words


Epilepsy — Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits — Straight from the Source

If you suffer from epilepsy and wish to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you must be able to prove that you meet the criteria of the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s Blue Book listing for the condition. 588 more words