Digital Memorial Booklet

Be a part of a digital memorial booklet. Warriors, we have had our hearts broken. We have lost many amazing warrior friends, families, and brothers and sisters-in-blood. We wept, we suffered, we mourned, but we are not defeated. Still we rise. Join us and the entire sickle cell warrior family as we celebrate and honor…

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Water is Life

Water is a very powerful thing. Cultures as old as time have worshiped it. It flows throughout all the lands, connecting the entire world, teeming with life, feeding the entire population of living things. Our bodies are made up of 80% water. Planet Earth has more than 70% made up of water. Water is life.…

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Sickle Cell Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken Word Spoken word is an oral art. It melds words and phrases together in beautiful patterns. Intonation and undulation punctuate these patterns in spoken word. Take a moment to hear this amazing spoken word poet. Let’s shine a light on the world of sickle cell.  We hope you are as moved as we are!

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Beautiful Ode to the Caregiver

To all the Warrior Moms, Dads, Lovers, Sisters, Brothers, Husbands, Wives, Children & Caregivers. This beautiful ode is for you. Thank you for being our angels. You are Beautiful Have you seen the angel in your world. She is a beauty to behold! Her wings were brilliant but fragile. when she tries to flaps, the…

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Krystal’s Poem

This is a great poem that sums up the strength, determination, and character of a Sickle Cell Warrior. Written by Krystal “For a long time, I found myself hiding in the shadows of the woman I’m becoming today. I was diagnosed at the tender age of 10, had no idea what Sickle Cell was and…

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Sickle Cell Art

On the SCW FB page, one of the warriors posted this photo, and it was so creative that I had to post it. This just reminds me how talented, passionate, and creative sickle cell warriors are. Adreenah has given me permission to share this on the website.

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Poem: A Love Lost

One of the sickle cell warriors on the facebook page shared this with me and it was so evocative I just had to share it with all of you.

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