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October 2020

Updates on a bunch of sickle cell nerds!
Meet the Team

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We are grateful that we able to look back and think about the incredible sickle cell advocates and supporters whose dedication continues to astound us. A sincere thank you for all that you continue to do.

Here is what we have been up to this month. Our executive director, Cassandra Trimnell was featured in The Riche Life, we made some updates to our website, and of course we've got a new episode from The Sickle Cell Podcast!


Feature on The Riche Life

In an interview with The Riche Life, Sickle Cell 101's executive director, Cassandra Trimnell sat down with Riche Holmes Grant to discuss what it's like to live with sickle cell disease and how she turns her pain into purpose. Check out the full interview!
The RicheLife Interview
Looking for a cute holiday gift for a young one who wants to understand sickle cell disease?

"What Dr. Shurney Taught Me" follows the journey through different events this sickle cell warrior may have experienced living with sickle cell disease. The goal of the book is to raise awareness on sickle cell disease and give friends and family a better understanding of what someone afflicted may endure in their lifetime.

Watch the feature below!
What Dr. Shurney Taught Me by La' Shardae Scott and Eric Scott

Check out these videos and other SickleCellCon videos featuring talent within the sickle cell community.
Visit SickleCellCon

New website, who dis? 💅🏽 We're excited to announce the launch of our new website, a hub where we showcase all our articles, programs, latest videos, and podcasts.

Along with our update, we've added a brand new feature to our website: Sicklepedia, a resource that gives in-depth information on everything sickle cell-related, written in accessible language.

We hope you like it!
SC101 Website
This month, listen to a mother's perspective on raising her son diagnosed with sickle cell SC disease. This episode addresses the blessings and the hardships Brenda Greene has experienced as a caregiver. Her story is one of inspiration.

A huge thank you to bluebird bio for sponsoring this episode! 

Listen now
As always a tremendous thank you, to our 2020 sponsors who make our work possible. 

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