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  • Facilitator Spotlight, Aimee Reed

    Facilitator Spotlight, Ai...

    How did you first discover the Joe Niekro Foundation? After being diagnosed with an AVM, I began to do research everywhere I could. In online forums, books, blogs, major medical center websites, and I found that many

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  • Survivor Around the Globe, Markelle Harden

    Survivor Around the Globe...

    Just a few months shy of my 40th birthday, I was feeling really good about things as the "over the hill" day was approaching. I successfully navigated a big career change in my mid-thirties, and my family and I were

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  • Survivor Around the Globe, Sarah Martz

    Survivor Around the Globe...

    Thanksgiving Day 2016 was a normal day for my family and I.  I spent a lot of time with my son, niece, and sister, baking pies and watching the parades on TV.  Dinner was wonderful and full of activity followed by

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  • Survivor Around the Globe, Candy Booth

    Survivor Around the Globe...

    I'm a survivor of multiple brain aneurysms (10 aneurysms, in fact!). On October 19th, 2010 I experienced the worst headache I have ever had and began throwing up. Since I had a history of stomach problems, I thought it

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