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parkinsonsdiva

i am a retired Parkinson's doctor who now lives with PD >10 years, had to give up my practice do to illness…

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Kayley Daniellle

Kayley Daniellle the 17-year-old autistic self-advocate, was diagnosed as nonverbal at the age of 5…

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Achy Smile | Erica Carrasco

Erica Carrasco, aka Achy Smile, is a migraine advocate from Midland, Texas, now living in Fayetteville,…

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Matthew Zachary

Matthew Zachary is a community builder and storyteller. After surviving end-stage brain cancer, he ignited…

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Natasha Tracy

Natasha Tracy is an author, speaker and consultant who lives with bipolar disorder. She is considered…

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Lisa Lurie

I am a breast cancer survivor and the co-founder of Cancer Be Glammed, a lifestyle company that educates…

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Linda AKA Petey’s Mom

My name is Linda Hoetger on June 19, 2009, my life forever changed when my husband Ray and I were given…

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Lashawn Hutchinson

I’m a survivor called Shawnstestimony! I’m also known to my family and friends as just Shawn. I have…

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Zee Strong

My Advocacy is empowering others to rise above the stigmas faced with living HIV+ in a public platform…

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Angela Davis

After a tenacious 23 year diagnostic odyssey, I was diagnosed with a rare form of Stiff Person Syndrome,…

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Proudmom72

Fonda Bryant, NAMI NC Board Member and volunteer for NAMI-Charlotte, AFSP and MHA of Central Carolinas…

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JustJay Hyrons #BrokenBodybuilder

Creator of #BrokenBodybuilder I am a War Widow who has been living with PTSD for many years I won…

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