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Feb

21

Family Consequences

Life with epilepsy isn’t just hard on those who have it; it’s difficult for those who love them too. “It’s heartbreaking to have a daughter with epilepsy,” Lisa says. Share these families’ stories to help promote understanding.

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Feb

09

Afraid of Her Own Epilepsy

Witnessing a stranger’s seizure inspired Valerie to move beyond her own fears of living with epilepsy. See Valerie’s story here and share it to promote understanding.

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Jan

19

The Great Teacher

In school, Stephen was often accused of being a daydreamer. Then, a caring fourth-grade teacher realized that he might be experiencing absence seizures caused by epilepsy. How did you get diagnosed?

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Jan

05

Telling Others About Your Epilepsy

Relationships aren’t easy—especially for people with epilepsy. For example, when do you tell a potential mate or co-worker about your diagnosis? See what others have to say.

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