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Dr. Blanche Alter retires after more than 40 years in the Fanconi anemia field

Dr. Blanche Alter retires after more than 40 years in the Fanconi anemia field

Nov 8th, 2021

Since the 1980s, Dr. Alter has been a major contributor to the FA research field, especially in helping understand the risks and types of cancer in FA.

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Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With One Step

Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With One Step

By: Sylvia Sanyanga | Oct 19th, 2021

When we count our blessings, we count our children twice. What an honor it is to have beautiful, brave, and loving children. They have taught us so much.

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Scientist Spotlight: Lindsey Romick

Scientist Spotlight: Lindsey Romick

Oct 4th, 2021

Learn more about Dr. Romick, who works on metabolism in human diseases and cancers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Turning My Hardships into An Epic Journey

Turning My Hardships into An Epic Journey

By: Thomas Paris | Oct 4th, 2021

Carrying FA on your back is a burden. It’s long and painful, but this pain is what makes us remember the parts of life worth living. make our lives rich and even transform them into an epic journey.

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30 Years of Living with FA

30 Years of Living with FA

By: Tahara Jackson | Jul 14th, 2021

For a long time, I tried to run from the FA diagnosis, but I obviously could not. At 30 years old, I feel like I’m on the better side of FA now.

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Our Faith and Fanconi Anemia

Our Faith and Fanconi Anemia

By: Dexter Sherrell | Jun 2nd, 2021

Thought this journey, we have learned that not only is God able to help us by faith, but that it is also very important to have a good and steady support system in place such as FARF and the FAmily.

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