Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Most Americans Have No Clue What Immunocompromised Means

Let’s understand who the immunocompromised are

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

When I was thirteen, my older sister saved my life. Or so she claims.

She administered an eighteenth-century-style chickenpox inoculation. She sat on my head and rubbed her open, weeping, itchy, chickenpox sores all over my arms, legs, and torso. It was a tad cruel.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com