SCD Claims the Life of Former Miss Jamaica Universe Shakira Martin


Jamaica’s 2011 Miss Universe beauty queen and ambassador Shakira Martin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 3, at the Memorial West Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida “My darling princess Shakira Aminah passed away at 12.28am from complications from sickle cell blood clots to both lungs,” her mother Andrea Hall wrote …

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First Annual Kickball Tournament Registration


Tournament Details Dates: Saturday, September 3, 2016 – Sunday, September 4, 2016 Time: 9-5 Location: Rum Creek Park | 1303 Government Circle | Jonesboro, GA 30236 Cost: $20 Registration Deadline: NONE. Can register on site at tournament. *** REGISTRATION CLOSED ***

Stepping For Sickle Cell Disease


MAKE EVERY STEP COUNT!!! Come out and get your step on for a great cause!!! We are stepping for ‪#‎SickleCellDisease‬ on March 25th at 8564 TARA BLVD, STE C, JONESBORO GA!!! Instructors Antonio and Anton (TWINS) are fired up and ready to go with over 2 1/2 hours of non-stop, …

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What Sickle Cell Cannot Do


This is not my poem. In fact the author is unknown, however it is a very popular poem in the cancer community. This applies to the sickle cell community too because we have some of the most inspiring and resilient people that have ever graced this earth. If you are …

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Today is Rare Disease Day!!!


Today is very important to our family as it is National Rare Disease Day. While #SICKLECELLDISEASE is by no means rare, as it affects millions around the world, it does not get the attention that it so greatly needs. Please consider taking a moment to learn about sickle cell disease …

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