Best in Show: Twitter Nominees

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Tiffany Kairos

As an epilepsy survivor, I am an epilepsy advocate, blogger and founder of the Organization and online…

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Randy Patrick

My life changed forever after getting a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in November 2012. First, I thought…

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Natalie Y. Beavers

Natalie Y. Beavers is an epilepsy survivor, advocate, and founder of the “Angels Of Epilepsy Foundation…

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Barby Ingle

Cheerleader of HOPE - Barby Ingle, BSc, is an Amazon bestselling author, reality television personality,…

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Amanda Greene became a healthcare activist after living with Lupus (and other autoimmune conditions:…

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Rare Candace

Candace Lerman, Esq., is an attorney, consultant, and author of the rare disease blog, RareCandace.…

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Rebecca Lombardo

Hello! I’m 46 years old and have been married for 18 years. When I was 19, I was diagnosed with bipolar…

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Tom Kindlon

I have had Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)* since February 1989, when I was just 16. I wasn't diagnosed…

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A Chronic Voice

A Chronic Voice aims to articulate what it's like to live with chronic illnesses from various perspectives.…

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Cynthia attended Rutgers University graduating with degrees in Psychology and Education. Upon graduation…

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Al Levin

I'm a public school assistant principal at an urban PreK-8 school. I've also lived through two bouts…

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RN turned full time patient. After Dysautonomia turned my life upside down, I was forced to figure out…

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Alan Thomas

Alan is a patient engagement advocate for rare diseases in general and Ataxia in particular. He is known…

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Jed Finley

Jed was diagnosed at the age of 12 with Ankylosing Spondylitis. In 2000 he contracted Lyme disease.…

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The Bipolar Battle - John Poehler

John is the creator and founder of the blog The Bipolar Battle ( John lives…

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The Invisible Hypothyroidism

From Struggling Thyroid Patient To Thriving Thyroid Patient Advocate, Author, Speaker and Blogger …

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Brianne Benness | No End In Sight

On No End In Sight, people living with chronic illness share their health journeys in their own voices.…

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Tina Aswani Omprakash

Tina Aswani Omprakash is a Crohn’s patient and health advocate for the chronically ill and disabled.…

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My son, Henry, was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2016 and later diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome, specifically.…

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Lee Silverstein

Cancer has been a part of my life for most of my life. I was first diagnosed with a Wilm’s Tumor, a rare…

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