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Cindy’s Story

Wrestling The Unknown My name is Cindy. For the first 43 years of my life I was “boring” from a medical perspective. I worked out regularly and had no real medical history. I was neither underweight, nor overweight. I worked out regularly and had no real medical history. In fact, my visits…...

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Myrna’s Story

Hoping And Coping My name is Myrna. I am 54 years old, a mother of two sons and one honorary daughter and a grandmother. I teach little kids to speak French, publish literary fiction and poetry, direct a choir, sing and travel a lot. I have had to give up figure…...

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Jane’s Story

A Life Changing Experience My name is Jane.  I was diagnosed with Churg Strauss vasculitis in May 2001. I live in a small town of 800 people in the foothills of western Massachusetts. I’ve been married 36(!) years and have a 25 year old son, who lives in Barcelona and…...

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