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 My Story

Hi, I'm Katerina, a young adult living with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT). CMT is a neuromuscular disease that affects the peripheral nerves and leads to atrophy in the muscles. 

Only receiving a diagnosis at seventeen, I've had to adapt to living with constant pain and a physical disability. These changes have resulted in the everyday use of leg braces and occasionally a wheelchair. 

I recently graduated with a B.A. in psychology and looking toward a future in Child Life. I'm also passionate about dance and writing. In the last few years, God has been working through me to share my story and be a light to those suffering from pain, illness, and limitation. 

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