Patient Stories

Carolina Tejeda

Carolina’s Story: Twin Hearts

July 18, 2021 at 8:55 pm
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Childhood: Sister Hearts Carolina Tejada was born in Cali, Colombia in 1978. She spent a happy, healthy childhood alongside her older brother, Juan Guillermo, and her twin sister, Catalina. At age 11, however, Juan Guillermo, who was three years older...

Lia on hike

Lia’s Story: Giving and Receiving

January 4, 2021 at 2:32 pm
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By Lia Adams, guest blogger, Milestone blood donor and plasma recipient Medical Background When I was a kid, we didn’t know I had a primary immune deficiency. All we knew was that I got sick more often than average, sometimes with...