Hi my name is Kaja and I was born with the very painful disease of Sickle Cell Anemia. I experienced my first pain crisis at six months old and according to my parents, I was in and out of the hospital every three weeks like clockwork for very bad pain episodes, dehydration and pnemonia. Sickle Cell can be tricky to understand; most people recognize the name but don’t really know what it involves. For a simple explanation go to http://www.scdfc.org/about_sickle_cell/index.htm Because of my disease, my parents were skeptical about sending me to camp. They were concerned that I might have a crisis while away from home. When we found out about Camp Crescent Moon for youth with Sickle Cell Disease, my parents let me go and it was one of the best summer vacations I had. Because of the great experience, I have now returned to Camp Crescent Moon as a volunteer Program Aide so that I am able to give back and help other kids like myself share in the same great experience I had. Without Camp Crescent Moon, some of the kids would never be able to attend camp. Continue Reading
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Don’t let it drain you yo. positive vibes.
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