About Me: Stories by Kids With JA


Malone, Age 22 months

Malone, or rather "Emmy" as we call her, has just been recently diagnosed with Polyarticular JRA

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Margo N.

Margo N., Age 12

All my life, I just hid my problems, my fears.

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Mariska O.

Mariska O., Age 11

Hi, my name is Mariska and I have JRA.

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Matthew, Age 9

I feel good.

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Megan, Age 2

Megan was a typical 18 month old girl with one exception....she was not walking.

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Mikayla M.

Mikayla M., Age 10

Mikayla was diagnosed with pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when she was 3 years old. 

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Morgan C.

Morgan C., Age 10

I was diagnosed with JIA when I was 10 years old. I was living in Ecuador.

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Nani, Age 11

My name is Nani (nah-knee). It’s Hawaiian for beautiful.

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Natalie, Age 8

Natalie was 3.5 years old when she started to complain about her left ankle hurting.

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