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Interviews with sickle cell warriors around the world

Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Our message at SCW is that you can still live a vibrant, amazing life with sickle cell disease. Here is a post from 40 year old Ty, a warrior who has learned to live well with sickle cell!

Meet Kandis: Mom, Nurse and Warrior

Meet Kandis, an intrepid and determined young lady. Even with AVN and sickle cell, she has accomplished all her dreams and strives to inspire others.

Meet William: Father, Husband, Martial Arts Instructor, Warrior

Meet William Blake, father, husband, librarian, Black Belt, martial arts instructor, and oh yeah, a sickle cell warrior.

Meet Akimie: Artist, Runway Model, Warrior

Ever wondered if you could be a working model in NY with sickle cell? If Akimie can do it, so can you!

Meet Brittany: Caregiver, poet, and writer

This week's warrior in the spotlight is Brittany Hightower.  Brittany is a caregiver who is beautiful, intelligent, and passionate about poetry. And oh yeah,...

Meet KiAnna – Daughter, Wife, Warrior

Hi, my name is KiAnna and I'm 24 going on 25 this spring. I'm adopted and the oldest of 11. 5 adopted, 5 biological...

Sickle Cell Free, Part 4: Life After Stem Cell Transplant

This is the finale of the interview with Raheem C, the sickle cell patient who underwent a stem cell transplant and is now sickle cell free! Congratulations Raheem! Live free and be happy!

Meet Tywanda: Accountant, Future CPA, SC Warrior

This week's Warrior in the Spotlight is Tywanda, a busy, independent, determined accountant who has her sights set on becoming a CPA. Oh...and she has sickle cell.

Meet Tunde: Christian, Accountant, Warrior, Catch!

Tunde is a chartered accountant that lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria. My matchmaking sensors are ringing for this one!

Meet Grace: Business Exec, Mom, SC Warrior

Meet Grace, a strong, independent mother of 2, who works as a corporate sales executive. Oh yeah, and she has sickle cell.
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