Posts tagged tiahna
Elijah

I felt like I proved a lot to myself. I mean, it felt good to prove everybody else wrong, but I was proving a lot to myself: that despite whatever circumstances you might have in your life you can still do what they say you can't do.

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Dennis

“There is a cure, but everybody can't afford it, and everybody ain't medically ready for it, or everybody ain't got the family structure to take it on. They got a stem cell, but you gotta have a medical match.”

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Nesha

“That's actually what I talk about a lot on my YouTube channel, Nesha's Life. Basically, how to still live a life, go on vacation with my family, go out with my friends...my thing is, sickle cell can't stop me...”

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Rod

“We got a diagnosis of my daughter having sickle cell disease when she was two. She has SS. Back then, it wasn't a whole lot known about sickle cell. We didn't know at the time they were crises, but she would just all of a sudden start screaming and hollering for no apparent reason.”

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Elijah

"My name is Elijah M. Powell. I am a last semester Senior at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. I am a biology major with the aspirations of becoming a Pediatric Hematology Nurse Practitioner. I have sickle cell disease-SS."

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