Meet the Nominees

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Ellen Bookman

On January 29, 2018, my life changed forever -- I was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease.…

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Damo's Law

Damo's Law saving the lives of loved ones at imminent risk of suicide and/or human rights violations.…

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I started my blog in 2015. I now blog for Respond Healthcare, Trio Healthcare, comfizz and Stoma Tips…

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Jo - A Journey Through the Fog

My blog ‘A Journey through the Fog’ is designed to; empower, encourage, educate, support and give hope…

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Heather Von St James

I am a 13+ year survivor of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. I was diagnosed just 3 1/2 months after the…

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I've written my infertility journey on my blog and Instagram for the last three years! Writing is my…

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Bev 'YumaBev' Ribaudo

I have had Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (PD) for 20+ years and use laughter and humor to treat myself…

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Bernadette is on an advisory board for the National Institute of Health research program "All of Us.…

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Frank Rivera

Sarcoidosis of Long Island has grown into an advocating organization to fight for the rights of people…

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