Kenley Huss and her family are superstars in the fight against arthritis, holding nothing back in their personal quest to conquer it.
The Huss family first came face to face with the disease in 2010 when Kenley, then just over a year old, was diagnosed with oligoarticular juvenile arthritis (JA). It wreaked havoc on her knees and several other joints, as well as caused unexplained fevers and pain that no toddler should experience.
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When Kevin Gadd was born, roughly 51 years ago, an unexpected and unwelcomed guest joined his family.
“My mom was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in her hands just after I was born,” explained Kevin. “We called it Arthur, like Arthur-itis. We were always mad at Arthur because he brought pain to my mom and made it difficult for her to do the things she loved. Arthur was a bad dude.”
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Forty Arroyo has been dancing since she was a young girl. When she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 28, she was told she would be in a wheelchair by the time she was 40. Now, at age 66, Forty is still dancing, sharing her love of dance with others and using her passion to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation.
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