Tag Archives: Lupus

Band Together For Lupus: Kalenna Harper

16 May

May is Lupus Awareness Month! Blacks, African Americans, latinos/latinas, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans are the highest to develop lupus, however lupus affects people of all races and ethnicities.

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Atlanta 2011 Walk For Lupus

11 Feb

At the age of 50 my grandmother was diagnosed with Lupus. In those days Lupus was a fairly unknown disease where most of the medication was experimental, and why she went undiagnosed for so long. But this story is not of a sad one, she was strong and still lived a full life, she lived with Lupus until the age of 74! What a blessing! Even with inflammation and other complications she still found time to bring sunshine to everyone’s lives especially mine.  Despite Lupus my grandmother still found time to help others, and my mission in life is to do the same. That is why we walk.

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