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Determination Resembling Marguerite in “Getting a Job,” I have overcome many obstacles’ with courage and determination. The main obstacle I have to handle is my health. I have a disease called Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic pain and mimics the symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis. My Fibro was caused by a series of traumatic injuries, my first injury was an injury to my back; that was in seventh grade. From then on my back kept getting worst and finally led me to being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. My Fibromyalgia has affected my mom, my doctors, and me. With my disease comes a lot of pain physically and emotionally. Not only does my pain affect me but also it has upset my mom. It hurts her to see me in such bad conditions, and she can’t do anything to help me. This illness also displeases doctors they get so frustrated that they can’t take away my pain or help manage it. With bad health come some benefits. I have had the opportunity to teach my friends and family to appreciate their health and to not...
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