About Me: Stories by Kids With JA

Julia U.

Julia U., Age 12

Hi! I'm Julia! When I was 2, my right knee swelled up, and I was in a lot of pain.

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Justin S.

Justin S., Age 11

Ever since I had arthritis I had very bad knee pains and back pains. I also get rashes, fevers, and my face swells.

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Kaylee G.

Kaylee G., Age 12

It all started in 2007, when I was 9. I started having issues with my legs in soccer.

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Kiana S.

Kiana S., Age 10

Hi My name is Kiana and I was 4 years old when the doctors told my mom I had JRA.

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Kiyah H.

Kiyah H., Age 8

My name is Kiyah and I have polyarticular JRA.

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Kristina P.

Kristina P., Age 11

Hi my name is Kristina and I have juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. I was diagnosed only 6 months ago.

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Lexi B.

Lexi B., Age 12

Hi, my name is Lexi. I was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at 15 months of age.

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Lindsay G.

Lindsay G., Age 12

Ask me what my dream is, and I don't hesitate to say to become an author.

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Loretta M.

Loretta M., Age 2

When Loretta was 19 months old she went to the doctor for a virus.

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