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Franchina: Systemic Sclerosis

Italy

Butterflies by Shelley EnszI am sixty-one years old, and I discovered I had this illness eleven years ago. Most likely I had it two years before, but nobody understood what was wrong.

For ten years I went to the city of Vercelli to get treatment and I felt quite well, but of course I didn't really know what was happening to me. I am now following treatment closer to home.

I don't know what else to say at this moment, because I am absolutely scared of asking why so many things are happening to me at the same time. I am depressed to the point that when the doctors talk, I do not understand a word.

I thought about writing, perhaps someone here can understand what I am going through.

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Franchina
Email: [email protected]
Story posted 06-03-11 SLE

Story Artist: Shelley Ensz
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