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Cheyanne: Me and My Autoimmune Disease

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Winter's Tale: Sometimes You Just Ned To Ask For Help

Winter is very independent. Maybe too much so. When she got injured and needed surgery she found that she couldn't have surgery without an escort. Finally, Winter learned that sometimes you have to just break down and ask for help. 

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Young Adults With Chronic Illness: The Forgotten Ones

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