Sickle Cell Warriors


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Supporting Someone Through a Sickle Cell Crises

To the caregivers, family, friends and spouses of sickle cell warriors, many wonder how to cope and deal when their loved one is in pain. People deal with it differently: some shut down, some stare, some ignore you writhing in agony.

Tosin Coker has created a wonderful video blog on a sickle cell warriors’ perspective with some tips on how to help us go through it, and not fall apart in the process. Check the video to learn more.

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About Author

Sickle Cell Warrior

Sickle Cell Warrior

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. Tosin Coker
    Tosin Coker May 29, 18:28

    Blessings my namesake Warrior!

    I honestly thought I entered the twilight zone when I got here and saw ‘Tosin’s Corner’ LOL You are truly doing some amazing things here. Thank you for featuring my video 🙂

    Be well,
    Tosin Coker

  2. Sickle Cell Warrior
    Sickle Cell Warrior Author May 31, 22:32

    Hahaha…thanks Namesake! I guess Tosins are all amazing people…you have really done some inspiring things as well. Blessings!

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