Alumni News: Simona Supekar in the Atlantic

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Alum Simona Supekar has an excellent new essay in The Atlantic about dealing with a rare disease…and finding treatment in an unusual place:

Nobody wants to hear about how sick you are. I am so thankful for friends and family who have called to check on me or offer a drive to the doctor when my husband couldn’t. But ultimately, it’s a real downer for the healthy to be reminded of their mortality, to feel helpless when a loved one is in pain. And people are, well, just busy. It was mostly for these reasons that I initially looked online for ways to get through this disease.

Read all of Simona’s essay here.

 

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:19-07:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Alumni News, Program News|Comments Off on Alumni News: Simona Supekar in the Atlantic

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