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August 31, 2015

12 Weird Ways My Life Changed Because Of My Chronic Illnesses

Chronic Illness Shannon DeRose

I believe chronic illnesses can change your life in some weird ways, but sometimes they are the best ways ever. For instance, I wouldn't have met some of the amazing people I've become such close friends with.

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