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Jun

08

Voices: Cassidy Megan

Founder of Purple Day for epilepsy worldwide

From: Nova Scotia, Canada

Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 7

 

“I would like to tell other people with epilepsy to remember that they are NEVER alone.”

 

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Jun

02

Voices: “Mighty” Mike Simmel

Sports entertainer “Mighty” Mike Simmel suffered a seizure at camp as a teen, and later launched a campaign to raise awareness and “bounce out” epilepsy stigma for good

Former Member of the Harlem Wizards professional entertainment basketball team

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May

02

Voices: Jessica Keenan-Smith

Founder of LivingWellWithEpilepsy.com
Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 12

- Blogger

 

“The world is a little smaller now because of social media and we can benefit from that.”

 

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Dec

08

Voices: Joyce Bender

CEO, Bender Consulting

Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 31

- Member and past Chair of Board of Directors of Epilepsy Foundation

- Former Chair of the Board of the American Association of People with Disabilities

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