About Me: Stories by Kids With JA


Alexander, Age 3

Over the past 3 years my son has had a few days in his life in which he woke up unable to use one of his legs.

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Amelia, Age 16 months

Amelia (Mia) was diagnosed with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis at the age of 9 months.

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Ava A.

Ava A., Age 3

My little girl was suddenly often tired and hated the cold weather, she was walking funny.

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Bevin T.

Bevin T., Age 2

In November of 2010, a teacher at our son’s preschool brought to our attention that Bevin was limping.

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Carson, Age 4

My son, Carson, started complaining his hands were hurting.

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Charlotte C.

Charlotte C., Age 5

At the age of two, our youngest and 3rd daughter, Charlotte, started limping inconsistently

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Claire B.

Claire B., Age 9

Having arthritis has its ups and downs. One thing that I like about it is I get shots every week.

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Dalston B.

Dalston B., Age 6

Dalston is now 6 years old, but it was at 19 months old that he began to walk with a limp.

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Ella W.

Ella W., Age 6

Ella has always been a happy child. She has an absolute explosive personality.

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