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Cristy Gallagher
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Cristy Gallagher lives in Fairfax, VA and works at George Washington University as a Research Director. She and her husband have two children, ages 6 and 10. She is a strong advocate for mental health issues in Northern Virginia, and runs a NAMI family support group focusing on parents of younger children in Fairfax, VA.

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We Are the Lucky Ones

(141) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 3:03 PM

In the five days before Christmas, most children try to be on their best behavior, knowing that Santa is watching. Unfortunately, my daughter couldn't do that. Like 1 in 5 Americans, she has a mental illness. This time, she got angry and kicked a teacher. So, I'll be...

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