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Episode #22 - Growing Pains: Living with a Sibling with Epilepsy featuring Marilynn Kelly Gardner and Michael Axelrod

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What is it like when your brother or sister has epilepsy? It could mean late-night runs to the hospital, changing plans without warning, or constant concern about when the next seizure may come.

Epilepsy’s impact reaches beyond the individuals that it affects – sisters and brothers who grow up around epilepsy are in many ways shaped by this condition. In this episode of Seizing Life, CURE Board Members Michael Axelrod and Marilynn Kelly Gardner discuss the challenges they experienced and the wisdom they gained growing up with siblings impacted by epilepsy.

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