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Emily Sian Donoghue From the UK Is A Winner!
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My name’s Emily Sian Donoghue, I’m a 22-year-old living in England, turning 23 this year. I am working hard to keep up a growing community of people who wish to support people living with Epilepsy and associated conditions. I am an Epilepsy advocate working to share my own story, experience with different treatment options and I aim to offer invaluable support to other epilepsy...

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Kadie Hernandez’s Story
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I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2011 when I was 22, I am 25 now. The seizures started shortly after I had my first born. I was at work on break, and had a grand mal seizure (Tonic Clonic). Since then, I have had about 8 grand mal seizures at work. We are still working on new medicines to control the seizures, but none are...

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Rhonda Lawrence’s Story
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Our daughter and sister, Hannah has battled seizures for nearly 10 years, due to the encephalitis virus. Through countless medicine changes and 2 brain surgeries, she still has a smile on her face and is determined to beat this life changing ordeal. She never complains and is an inspiration to those around her. Never does she shy away from discussing her situation to others...

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Carmen Estrada’s Story
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My daughter is 7 years old and has had epilepsy since she was 1 month old. She has been on the ketogenic diet which controlled her seizures, and is now down to one medication and hasn’t had a seizure in almost 4 years! She’s made great strides and major improvements. She’s a fighter, determined and strong. She’s smart kind and sweet as can be….always smiling...

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Michelle Hernandez’s Story
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Hello my is Michelle and I am the founder of the turning the world purple foundation. I am 29 years old and from Louisiana. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at 11 months old. They were mostly tonic-clonic fever related. I also suffered complex partial seizures, but I did not know that they were seizures then. I would feel funny and kind of space out...

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Jason Hughes’ Story
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My name, is Jay Hughes, I am 39 years old, and I have had epilepsy for 22 years this week! I will be 40 next Friday.  It all happened on November 5th 1992, at 10.14am, and it was a Thursday – I remember that. It was just a normal day working as a roofing laborer in St. Annes, just outside Blackpool. I stepped off the roof on...

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