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World Sickle Cell Day: Joshua’s story

We received Joshua’s diagnosis as a result of his amniocentesis. I was so afraid not knowing what this would mean for my unborn child. I shared the news with my … Full Entry »

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If I can, you can

This post was originally shared on Stories from the Center. Copyright of Daniel Wang, 2016 ©. I grew up in the hospital where I now work… I am a nurse practitioner … Full Entry »

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World Sickle Cell Day

Sunday, June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day.  World Sickle Cell Day was presented as a resolution by the United Nations in 2008. The goal of this day is to … Full Entry »

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The meaning behind ringing the bell

A ringing bell can signify many different things. For example, it might mean church is about to begin, dinner is ready, it’s time to wake up or school is over … Full Entry »

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I am not my sickness and I will never be

Two months after my 18th birthday, I was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia, a rare blood disease in which my bone marrow does not make any blood cells necessary for … Full Entry »

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