Meet the Nominees

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Bag Lady Mama

I'm the Bag Lady Mama! And I'm not the only one! I'm here to raise awareness, remove stigma and to stick…

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Alicia Raimundo

Alicia Raimundo has been described as a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety,…

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Wendy Station, Founder and President, Encephalitis Global

When people see me standing at the front of a group speaking, it's easy for them to assume, "she looks…

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Center for Endometriosis Care

The CEC is a COEMIG-designated Center of Expertise in endometriosis established over 2 decades ago. Our…

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Tom Kindlon

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

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Puja Rios

Puja is a founder, chairwoman, consultant, mentor and director of sales, as well as executive board member…

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Sunil Modi

Founder: Reachout: A unified mobile support solution for all chronic disease patients. A first of its…

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Diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer at 43 in 2013, I quickly realized there was little funding…

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My Migraine Life

Sarah Rathsack is the author behind My Migraine Life blog and social media. Sarah has lived with migraine…

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My name is Maggie Baldwin, and I have a YouTube channel that focuses on supporting those with Inflammatory…

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Annie Appleseed

Diagnosed with breast cancer in Jan 1993, suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Chose no chemotherapy,…

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I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1986. Today my mission is to help others feel empowered &…

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Dystonia and Me

I suffer from Early Onset Generalized Dystonia, which has been part of my daily life since 2012. Over…

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Following a spinal injury 6 years ago, I, a professional speaker, slowly lost the ability to speak, and…

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Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer

"One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories" ~ Rebecca…

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Uzma Yunus MD

Metastatic breast cancer thriver, Physician, Ford Model of Courage and Mom and Author of my forthcoming…

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Changing stroke rehab and research worldwide now.Time is Brain! Just think of all the trillions and trillions…

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Kenzie (accordingtokenz)

Kenzie is the writer and advocate behind the blog Life According to Kenz. After being diagnosed with…

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Katie Brown

At age 22 I became a cancer survivor. At age 29 my dad was diagnosed with the deadliest cancer killer,…

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Roxanne Dawn

In hopes of helping raise awareness & support for others, as well as myself, I launched the first ever…

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@btrfly12 Christina Lizaso

Christina Lizaso, known on Twitter as @btrfly12, is a community engagement professional who utilizes…

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Fibromyalgia Care Society of America, Inc.

Founded in 2015, the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America (FCSA) is devoted to revolutionizing how fibromyalgia…

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Dr. Natalie Flake Ford

After losing her first husband to suicide after a long battle with bipolar disorder, Dr. Ford decided…

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Debbie @

I am an advocate,blogger,author, founder of fb group Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Support Int'l and…

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