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feel good about myself and be presentable when I have to go out in public.
I have lived in the city since I was a year old. I had a very rough childhood. I basically raised myself on the streets since I was 10 years old. I was taken away from my mom's care after I ran away because my mom's boyfriend was molesting me. I went out to Michigan when I get older and closed the 12 year gap between my mother and I and that is when we became close. She recently became sick and I want and need to be able to go up to Grand Rapids to make sure her final affairs are taken care of and my father is taken care of. I am really hoping to be able to. I had HepC for about 28 years and I have been cured for a year and a half with the new treatment. I now work with the HepC organizations to help prevent the spread of hepatitis.
I ran away from home just before my 10th birthday because my mom's boy friend was molesting me for a few years. I was brought up in the system and I overcame a lot of obstacles in my life. While I was in Michigan I became a medical assistant but then I had to quit because I have epilepsy and my seizures were getting bad. I wanted to leave before I got a red flag for healthcare so that if my health improved I could go back into nursing. I ended up leaving Michigan and coming back to California because of problems with my ex-husband. I kept in my contact with my mom constantly with phone calls and letters. Her passing was kind of sudden and that is why I need to go up there make sure everything is taken care of.
My goals are to get more involved with the community and help prevent the spread of Hep C and HIV with my work.
I recently became a Peer Navigator for EndHepC SF. I also run an after hours needle exchange to help stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis and Hep C by handing out clean syringes and supplies to substance users.
I'm raising money for basic needs so I can purchase food and clothing for my family.
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I'm raising money for household items so I can grow and build on a good foundation.
I'm raising money for basic needs so I can live independently.
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