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Evan P., Age 6

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Evan P.

I liked to play sports and be silly with my friends. In Kindergarten I got pain in weird places that wouldn’t go away. My body felt weird, but I kept telling my mom I was fine and my body was just tired. 

After seeing a lot of doctors we found out what was wrong. They did joint injections but my arthritis spread so now I do IV infusions and some pills. I don’t like having to go the doctor or take my medicine but I know it will make me better because I didn’t like when I couldn’t move my shoulders or arms in the morning. 

I hope I can play sports again soon. I like soccer, gymnastics, football and riding my bike. I have started running up the hills with my mom and dad. I get tired sometimes but my joints don’t feel weird as much. 

I’m glad my family supports and loves me, including my little brother. We are spending a lot of time playing puzzles and games together. I can’t wait to start 1st grade.


Evan P.

I liked to play sports and be silly with my friends. In Kindergarten I got pain in weird places that wouldn’t go away. My body felt weird, but I kept telling my mom I was fine and my body was just tired. 

After seeing a lot of doctors we found out what was wrong. They did joint injections but my arthritis spread so now I do IV infusions and some pills. I don’t like having to go the doctor or take my medicine but I know it will make me better because I didn’t like when I couldn’t move my shoulders or arms in the morning. 

I hope I can play sports again soon. I like soccer, gymnastics, football and riding my bike. I have started running up the hills with my mom and dad. I get tired sometimes but my joints don’t feel weird as much. 

I’m glad my family supports and loves me, including my little brother. We are spending a lot of time playing puzzles and games together. I can’t wait to start 1st grade.

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