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ALR Annual Walk Aims to End Lupus

September 13, 2012

In 2008, Melissa Carter noticed she had a rash on her face and concluded it was an allergic reaction. Things took a turn for the worse when she began to have swollen hands and stiff joints.

“I would get out of bed in the morning and my knees would hurt. I’d have to get up bent over like an old person. It would take an hour for me to get myself together. No one understood what was going on,” explained Carter, who was 17 years old at the time. “The rash made me so self-conscious and I couldn’t explain to people what was really going on.”

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Source: Indianapolis Recorder


ALR Annual Walk Aims to End Lupus

September 13, 2012

In 2008, Melissa Carter noticed she had a rash on her face and concluded it was an allergic reaction. Things took a turn for the worse when she began to have swollen hands and stiff joints.

“I would get out of bed in the morning and my knees would hurt. I’d have to get up bent over like an old person. It would take an hour for me to get myself together. No one understood what was going on,” explained Carter, who was 17 years old at the time. “The rash made me so self-conscious and I couldn’t explain to people what was really going on.”

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Click here to read the full article.

Source: Indianapolis Recorder



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