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Sharing My Story

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I was diagnosed with CD when I was 16 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, treatments, and procedures on my own. I always had my family but never really had someone who truly understood what I was dealing with. After my most recent transplant, I decided to start documenting my journey to try to help others.
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Joined Mar 10, 2017
Diagnosed: 2010

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