I stand taller because I’m a survivor.
"We get stares in public, and I’ve even had people straight up ask me why I care about my sister."
"I felt nothing but butterflies in my stomach."
“I remember leaving student health services devastated.”
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I underwent my first brain surgery at fifteen days old.
I wanted to be someone, anyone else.
I didn’t know it at the time, but I was in the midst of a manic episode
“I couldn’t go anywhere without him seeing and trying to corner me.”
It all started my junior year of college.
“I’ve been hired by more than 30 different brides and maids of honor to date.”