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My letter to the Editor

Sienna Paoni's picture
on February 24, 2011 - 11:48am

I sent in a Letter to the Editor for various news papers around my area about epilepsy awareness and it got published in the Morning Sun and the Topeka Capital Newspaper (Which I was shocked about) So here's the article:

More than 3 million Americans have epilepsy or a seizure disorder.

November was National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and I am one of thousands of volunteers who worked to raise awareness of this terrible condition. Even though the month has ended, though, that doesn't mean we have to stop spreading the awareness.

Epilepsy is common, but many people know little about it or what to do when someone is having a seizure. That's why the Epilepsy Foundation is asking everyone to take the Get Seizure Smart! quiz.

A copy of the quiz is available at www.GetSeizureSmart.org. As someone affected by epilepsy, I strongly encourage everyone to take the quiz. My life, or that of a loved one, may depend upon it.

SIENNA PAONI,

Girard

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