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The good news: No crisis in the middle of my flight! YAY! The bad news…I was sick for a few days, but all is well now. Get the gist of Tosin’s airplane trip to Nigeria here.

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Tosin is dedicated to perpetuating healthy and positive messages about sickle cell. Although sickle cell is a subject often taboo in the communities this condition is most prevalent, Tosin's message is that sickle cell is not something to be ashamed of and you can live a rich and fulfilling life with sickle cell. Sickle cell warriors are the most amazing people in the world, with a great fortitude for compassion, willpower and strength.

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  1. ndukwe
    ndukwe June 07, 19:58

    Am a sickle cell warrior in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Just started an organisation for same warriors over here. We will soon be on internet. Hope to connect with you all on it soon. Our lives are so beautiful so much so the God made us special. Fulfil your uniqueness!!!

  2. Sickle Cell Warrior
    Sickle Cell Warrior Author June 12, 01:01

    Hey Ndukwe, well done! So glad to hear that you are helping out with the cause. We need all the help we can get! Let me know when your org is live so I can put it on the global SCD map.

  3. Sickle Cell Warrior
    Sickle Cell Warrior Author June 28, 22:47

    Hey Ndukwe! Keep up the good work. Give me the details of your organization for the website directory.

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