Living Rare

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“I love the girl I am today and have come to love her body with all its faults.”

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“When I gave up, that perfect, selfless love saw me through. It was enough to pull me through when I was in pain, hopeless, and facing death, so I know that it’s enough for any situation I will face.”

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“When we are faced with a life-changing event like being diagnosed with a chronic disease, the universe can seem to turn end over end as easily as a penny is tossed.”

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"I can bring hope to those that are just being diagnosed and to the parents of kids younger than me to show them that there is hope for their future."


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“I am more patient than before I knew what was going on. I treasure our time more. I know it is less than what others get, so little moments mean more.”

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“He won't thrive in a society that feels sorry for him, he'll only thrive in a society that learns to accept him and bend ever so slightly to make room for him.”

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“It took 3 years to finally get the diagnosis. There was lots of fighting and arguing with people who thought I didn't know what I was on about.”

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“But she came onto this earth to help others. To help us realize that sometimes the smallest things that we take for granted, like a smile, is actually one of the things that we should celebrate the most.”

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