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Stephanie Land: "Therein lies my calling"


Fine, thank you
New and interesting post from a writer friend of Whitney Dafoe who's trying to get articles on ME published:


Ryan Prior introduces her on his FB page thus:

Ryan Prior said:
The ME/CFS community has benefitted greatly from writers like David Tuller, Hillary Johnson, Miriam Tucker, Brian Vastag, Julie Rehmeyer, Llewellyn King, and Amy Marcus. They've written about this disease for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Washington Post, Slate, Rolling Stone, Discovery, and many others. They chose this disease, or this disease chose them, as perhaps their greatest moral arena for accomplishing the greatest good for the greatest number of people.

The next writer to join these ranks will be Stephanie Land, who is also getting involved with the Blue Ribbon Foundation. Read about her process of coming to know this disease, personally and intellectually. Send her your love, your wisdom, and your connections; and get ready for several big pieces to come from her in 2016!