USA: Journalist globetrotter Gail Campbell Woolley (1957 – 2015) managed to upset medical doomsayers that she wouldn’t live that long because her sickle cell anaemia. Her spellbinding memoir, SOAR is a must read for anyone with a chronic health challenge.
NIGERIA: Barrister Stella Uchenna Onyiloha (nee Ojukwu) finds her dream man – ‘he didn’t mind that I have SCD!’
Help & Advice: Hale and hearty now, fighting for life the next moment – what is responsible for the sudden descent into illness in SCD? No one really knows, doctor says.
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