Okay, this a total rant, but something that I feel very strongly about. Some might disagree, but I truly do not feel like the word Sickler is an empowering word.

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Comment by Terry Walker on September 15, 2010 at 2:58pm
its nice to know other people feel this way
Comment by Techerra Alexander on August 22, 2010 at 2:42pm
i totally agree with you!!!!
Comment by akanji on July 29, 2010 at 8:56am
i feel u, the mind set matters alot.
Comment by ssebandeke ashiraf on July 23, 2010 at 4:32am
For me it does not hurt me if am called a sickler
Comment by Tasha Benjamin on June 23, 2010 at 1:28am
I totally agree with you!
Comment by Ali on April 19, 2010 at 10:13pm
Warrior, I understand your point. The person who says infected is ignorant. We are not infected. Words matter. We must choose our words carefully. Keep up the good work.
Comment by Chaznee N. Brown on April 7, 2010 at 5:10am
Amen!! Who the heck came up with the term sickler anyways? I swear if those those that don't live with the disease had to feel a crisis one time they wouldn't know what to do. Warriors indeed we are!!!!
Comment by Sickle Cell Warrior on March 19, 2010 at 2:53am
Yep...my sentiments exactly!
Comment by Tracy H. on March 19, 2010 at 12:01am
The "infected" ????? I am by far offended by that also; and I absolutely hate the term "sickler" also. Those are such negative and disturbing labels. We need to call it what it is stop this madness.

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