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Emily’s Story

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My name is Emily. In 2006, I was in a car accident during my senior year in high school. After that, I started having ‘staring spells.’ They weren’t full seizures, but spikes of electrical activity in my brain. I was having hundreds of these spikes each day, which was exhausting...
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Ann’s Story

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My name is Ann. I’ve had epilepsy for at least 17 years. That was when I had a grand mal seizure, although in hindsight, I believe I was probably having small seizures even before that. There were times when I would lose the ability to read or understand printed text....
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Adison’s Story

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My name is Adison. I’m 23 years old and live near Sacramento, California. I started having seizures when I was 11 years old. Since my first seizure was a grand mal, they put me on anti-seizure medications right away. The medicines didn’t always stop the seizures. Sometimes it seemed like...
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