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  • FOCUS, My Memoir About Life with Retinitis Pigmentosa is OUT!!!

    Posted on October 28, 2012 by in Articles

    When I was diagnosed with RP eight years ago, I chose the path that I felt would keep me safe: denial and hiding.

    I was scared that people would discriminate against me if they knew I was losing my eyesight. And I was petrified of showing the world that I was vulnerable. But after six years of living in the closet, I finally realized that talking openly about my degenerative eye disease was empowering and educational. I realized that if I was okay with who I was, other people would be too. And if not, so what?

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