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Andrew Chapman-McClain

Cecilia, KY, USA

I was born with sickle-cell anemia. My mother Diane McClain has been with me by my side since I can remember. She’s my rock. My role model who never lets me down. I couldn’t do this without her strength compassion and love. Through all the pain and suffering she has been by my side without fail. I was told I’d live to 20 and I’m now 44. That is due to her love and support.


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