I Attended the Sickle Cell Society AGM

On Saturday the 18th July I attended the annual Sickle Cell Society AGM. I was invited to attend by a family friend who also suffers from Sickle Cell disease. I'd never been to one of these events before so I wasn't sure what to expect, but I came out of it feeling very positive. I discovered that there are many more sufferers out there going through the exact issues that I deal with. During the Q&A session it became clear just how much support for Sickle Cell is needed across the country. ...
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I Love Hip Hop 2: Chain Reaction

Troy ‘Thrill Ride’ Parker is the leader of an independent record label known as Rock Out Records. After his best friend Milly Stacks was shot and put in a coma, he has made it his mission to find those responsible for the attack. But a crew of stick-up kids is out to ruin the credibility of all artists on Rock Out records. Troy must figure out the connection between the stick-up crew and those responsible for putting his best friend in a coma, all while running his newly founded record ...
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Loot Crate is Awesome!

I've been hearing about Loot Crate and their subscription based business model since around 2012, and I remember thinking it was a cool idea, but I never had any desire to subscribe. Here and there I would see my gamer peers talking about the cool collectables they were receiving in the monthly mystery boxes sent out to all Loot Crate subscribers. It works like this, you subscribe from $29.95 per month (you save money if you subscribe for 3, 6 or 12 months), then each month you receive one of ...
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My Thoughts on the Web Series “Money & Violence”

A talented group of people have taken it upon themselves to create their own Youtube based web series called Money & Violence. The show is written by a man known as Raef (in show and real life). The show follows various characters, as they hustle in the streets of Brooklyn. The main characters Raef, Miz, Shane and Kane form a stick-up squad and set up multiple scores throughout the first season. Each character has their own drama going on in their lives, and it's pretty addictive to ...
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The Sickle Cell Diaries: My Crisis 2015

For the past month and change I have been suffering from a severe sickle cell crisis. It seems the timing for me starting these diaries was spot on, because now I have the perfect way to document my experience. Until now I hadn't been hospitalised since January 2011. For the past few years I had been dealing with my crisis pains at home, with medication, but as I learned this time, that could be extremely dangerous. I was in the hospital for three weeks, and my crisis actually lead to me ...
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