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    I hopped in the car, turned the key, and the radio blared with the sound of Bruce Springsteen. “Born inRead More
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    Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my father walking towards me. I turned my head to theRead More
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    We naturally possess fear of the unknown. We who have PKD know we have it, but some of us chooseRead More
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    “I think it actually takes a lot of guts for us to come to terms with this that we areRead More
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    During my recent eight-day stay at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, I liked to keep the curtain by my hospital roomRead More
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    “Keeping up with the Joneses.” Whether it is in a positive way or out of envy, I believe as humansRead More