Lindsey’s Story

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Lindsey’s Story

My name is Lindsey Fontenot, I’m 23 years old and live in Berkeley CA.  How old were you when you first had your first bout of pancreatitis? I was 13 years old when I had my first attack. I was…

Aaron’s Story

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Aaron’s Story

How old were you when you first had your first bout of pancreatitis? I was 24, and it was after a particularly rowdy night. It would last for a day and a half and always felt more than a hangover.…

In Memory: Lakenya & Rashaunda’s Story

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In Memory: Lakenya & Rashaunda’s Story
Shakeilya, Lakenya, and Rashaunda with their mother (middle) Pancreatitis and Raising Awareness of Poor Healthcare in the African American Community My 64-year-old mother, Mary Lee Shaw was a retired Special Education Teacher and Administrator for the…

In Memory: Kevin’s Story

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In Memory: Kevin’s Story

My name is Kevin Bloom and I reside in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado. On the weekends, you can find me perusing through a list of local coffee shops, running through the foothills of the front range of the…

Monroe’s Story

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Monroe’s Story

My name is Monroe and I am a 25-year-old from NY, USA. My journey with pancreatitis began in May 2021, when I woke up Sunday, May 16th with what I thought was horrible heartburn. I kept telling my fiancee who…

Rose’s Story

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Rose’s Story
Rose on her Make A Wish trip to Greece in 2019 When I was younger, I was an enthusiastic child with big dreams.  I imagined a life of adventure. I would travel the world as a…

Angela’s Story

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Angela’s Story

My name is Angela, and I am 29 years old. I was hospitalized in May 2020 with alcohol-induced pancreatitis, and from there, I was told my days of drinking and eating as I pleased were over. I had my gallbladder…

Mackenzie’s Story

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Mackenzie’s Story

One night of my freshman year of high school, I was hanging out with a couple of my girlfriends. What seemed to be a totally normal night for me quickly made a turn for the worse the next morning. I…