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I was first diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 8 - following Encephalitis. I left hospital with a diagnosis of epilepsy and had a paralyzed left leg. After 6 months of treatment I was finally able...


You have so many plans for the future and when they gradually start to fall apart you wonder if you can carry on.

I had my first seizure when I was 27. I'd started temping as an...


I've always wanted a normal life. To pursue my passion, to write stories, to create music, to finish my college and to have my dream work. I want to be a normal person. I was 15 years old when I...

Laguna, Philippines