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SICKLE CELL DISEASE
I Donated Bone Marrow to Save a Life – and You Can, Too
Jasmine Danielle Deberry
Jasmine Danielle DeBerry is a production assistant, basketball...
After losing my best friend to sickle cell disease when I was 16, I signed up to become a bone marrow donor – and saved a
Jasmine Danielle DeBerry
How Black Communities Could Better Help Sickle Cell Patients
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by sickle cell, but not enough are signing up for clinical trials to help.
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World Sickle Cell Day: Why It Matters to Everybody
Edda Collins Coleman
Founder and Managing Director, The 316 Group
Here to Stay -- Living With Sickle Cell Disease
High school student
When I was six years old I had my first massive stroke. It blew out the two main vessels in my brain. After the stroke, doctors informed my parents that I would probably only live to be about nine years old. Today I'm 17.
Remembering Uncle Johnnie
New York Public Radio initiative for teenagers
In June 2008, my uncle passed away from sickle cell anemia. Seeing him go through the same pains as me and watching him fight to the end gives me strength to overcome my pain today.
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