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Published on January 22, 2019 in Share Your Story

I am a 23 year brain tumor survivor. I had surgery at the age of seven. As an after effect, I have short term memory loss. I repeated first grade and had to learn to read again. I am now a special education teacher working with students with severe disabilities. I feel that my own experience had a huge influence on my career.

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