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I Will Not Sell Pencils; My Journey, Living with Transverse Myelitis By Mike Jezdimir
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The Journey of one man's struggle to overcome and persevere a life-threating illness which, at the age of 17, paralyzed him from the chest down.
Determination By Sarah Todd Hammer & Jennifer Starzec
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Sarah Todd Hammer and Jennifer Starzec were paralyzed by a rare condition called Transverse Myelitis when they were 8 and 13 years old. You read about what happened when they were first struck by the... More > disease and their journeys to dance and run again in 5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury, but that was just the beginning. Now Sarah Todd and Jen are older, and they are learning how to cope with the lasting effects of this disorder. An excellent continuation of the original book, Determination recounts the girls’ lives post-TM from June 2012 to July 2014, and is a story of friendship, as well as one that illustrates how both successes and failures continuously shaped them as they grew and matured. One-third of all proceeds from this book are donated to the Center For Courageous Kids Transverse Myelitis Family Camp and ICSCI at the Kennedy Krieger Institute< Less
5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury By Starzec Jennifer & Hammer Sarah Todd
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"5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury" is the true story of Jen, a runner, and Sarah Todd, a dancer, and their journey with Transverse Myelitis, a neurological disorder of the spinal cord... More > that causes paralysis and more.< Less
Question the Injection: What to Know of Genetics and Vaccination Today By Kirstin Beatty
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Written clearly for the public in the style of a fact sheet, this begins with traditional illness and fever management as supported by modern research. Vaccine risks including disease transmission... More > and autoimmunity are clarified, including heightened risks and options for genetic testing. Genetic and individual markers indicating heightened risk of adverse events are provided, alongside information on adverse event reporting and the federally-funded vaccination court. Finally, a short review is provided of methods for allaying adverse reactions and supporting health. Over 200 citations back an overview of individual vaccination risks rarely discussed in the doctor's office and omitted on CDC fact sheets. Primary sources include the FDA, attorney general's office, Merck, and numerous research journals. As an overview with APA-style citations for further research, this booklet is suitable for doctor's offices and nearly everyone. A brief excerpt is available for preview when viewing the ebook.< Less
Krunklefunk By Cole & Todd Hervey
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Half of all of our books proceeds will go to the Transverse Myelitis Association. Plot: Marvin Zlopp is a struggling and bullied 3rd grade inventor. When he is faced with a deadline for the annual... More > science fair, he finds himself on an unlikely adventure. Uncovering the dirty secret behind his perfect little town, Marvin also finds and unlikely ally, Krunklefunk.< Less
In my dreams I'm dancing By Ruth Wood
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In October 2006, Ruth Wood was a successful singing teacher and singer. By December she was in hospital diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a rare neurological condition, leaving her disabled from... More > the waist down. By the end of January 2007, after another attack, her arms and trunk were also affected. This is the story of the first year of her disability - a tale told with humour and a refreshing lightness of touch. Some of the feedback comments so far : "a good read"; "I couldn't put it down"; "So good to know I'm not the only one"; "I never realised what it was like". She feels it is very important to highlight some of the problems encountered by those who, like herself, are suddenly "struck down" with a variety of conditions, and to bring hope to others who may find it all overwhelming.< Less

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