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By Clifton R Kirkman II
Telegram Reporter 

Sickle Cell Awareness Must Continue Beyond September 30th

 

October 12, 2023

Detroit, Warriors and Caregivers were in Lansing to state their case for more outreach for Sickle Cell Awareness

Sickle Cell Awareness Month ends each year on September 30th but, it shouldn't stop there.

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) deserves to be talked about all year-long from warriors, parents, caregivers, supporters and doctors. Unfortunately, due to health-care disparities and racism, sickle cell disease, oftentimes doesn't receive the much-needed conversation that it requires. In order for education and awareness to increase, something must change across the world. The (SCD) community as a whole, must take every opportunity that is given to them, to speak up and talk about SCD.

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