Rookie of the Year Finalists

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Effie Koliopoulos

Effie is a writer, blogger, creative and patient advocate and activist for those living with rheumatoid…

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Samantha Smith

I'm a patient advocate, certified health and wellness coach, crisis counselor, consumer marketing advocate…

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I am a chronic pain/illness warrior who currently has multiple diagnosis and is also working on trying…

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Moniqua Demetrious: Beautifully Made- Inside & Out

I use to work for a fashion stylist company for 2 and half years but than my UC started to get serve…

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