Edmund’s Story

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Edmund’s Story

My pancreatitis journey began in 2017; although at first – I didn’t know it was pancreatitis. It began with a stabbing pain that shot through my back. Since I’ve had four back surgeries, I thought the pain could be orthopedic…

Dean’s Story

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Dean’s Story

Dean with his wife Nanci Ever since I can remember I’ve not felt well and often this feeling was accompanied by severe pain and recurring hospital visits. For most of my youth, I spent about several weeks of every year…

Meaghan’s Story

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Meaghan’s Story

My name is Meaghan.  I live in Philadelphia with my husband Steve and my son Teddy. My journey with pancreatitis began in 1993 when I was 8 years old and hospitalized at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for acute…

In Memory: Michele’s Story

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In Memory: Michele’s Story
Michelle and her Dad, Jim Arrow My name is Michele Walsh, daughter of Jim Arrow.  My Dad was 63 years old when his journey of three years with pancreatitis began.  Who was Jim Arrow? He was a…

Lee’s Story

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Lee’s Story

My name is Lee Zeidman. I am a Strategic Communications Consultant and pancreatic cancer survivor. I’m a native Washingtonian. I was part of the team that launched CNN in 1980. I also was a local sportscaster early in my career…

In Memory: Paula’s Story

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In Memory: Paula’s Story
Breanna and her family My daughter Breanna was born with a passion for loving and serving others, and her ever-present laughter, talented music, and songs filled our world!  She had a unique way of making everyone…

Dick’s Story

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Dick’s Story

For as long as I can remember, eating has made me uncomfortable.  I often felt best when a skipped a meal or two.  Maybe a food allergy?  Although I never delved further because it just seemed like it was normal. …

Cesiley’s Story

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Cesiley’s Story
The Bell Family How old was Cesiley when she first had their first bout of pancreatitis?  Cesiley was 3 ½ when she first had any symptoms. We thought she just had a rotavirus that was going…