September is Sickle Cell Awareness: Meet Hawa Kano

If you aren't aware, September is Sickle Cell Awareness month. Sickle Cell is a disease that primarily affects racial and ethnic groups. It is a disease that individuals can live with but it can also be life threatening. I recently had a family member who was diagnosed last year with Sickle Cell. I was truly devastated upon learning about their illness but I am taking it upon myself to learn more about it and help spread awareness. So in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness month, I wanted to give a … [Read more...]