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Grace is a Sickle Cell Patient, she was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia at birth and has been a warrior and fighter ever since. Grace had a very difficult childhood due to her sickle cell anemia. During her childhood she suffered many hospitalizations, surgeries, and sickle cell crises. Read more.
Sam has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Kean University and a Master of Social Work degree from Delaware State University. He has served as a School Counselor, supported students with post-secondary counseling, and worked with students in a variety of settings. Read more.
Growing up Chesterfield Hall was very active in sports and martial arts. Chesterfield Hall was diagnosed in 2011 with Sickle Cell Trait by his adult primary care physician. In 2011 he created the Sickle Cell Trait Journal on Facebook to locate more people with sickle cell traits like him. Read more.
Jenica Leah is an award-winning author and blogger as well as a speaker living with Sickle Cell Anaemia. Since being diagnosed with sickle cell at 6 weeks old, Jenica has battled with the many complications that come with the disorder such as stroke, acute chest syndrome, avascular necrosis in both hips — the list goes on. Read more.
My name is Halimat Olaniyan and I have sickle cell anemia. Sickle cell patients are born with their disease and most experience symptoms by 6 months of age, but I didn't have my first symptoms until I was 7 years old.
39 years old born in Nigeria with sickle cell disease but didn’t find out I had it until I was in my early 20’s. Shamefully my lack of awareness about the condition inspired me not only to want to learn more about sickle cell but to create a platform for other sickle cell patients like myself to have a voice and exchange information. Read more.
Chanel was diagnosed with sickle cell at birth, and require regular blood transfusions. Through her life experiences, she aims to reshape the stereotypes within the sickle cell community. Read more.
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