Finding Happiness While Living With Lupus

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that develops for no known reason. Instead of the immune system protecting a person with lupus, it turns on the patient. Anyone can get the disease — any age, gender or race. Young adult women are most at risk.

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In this LiveHopeLupus video, Samantha Wayne shares deep thoughts about what her purpose in life is. Following a tough couple of days, Samantha does some soul-searching and asks herself a few tough questions. She’s tired from going to school and working on the weekends and wonders where her life is going and if she’s headed in the right direction.

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