via SicklesSTRONG, Inc
Smh....feeling some kind of way about this new campaign. Actually I feel hurt, ashamed and saddened. I could be 'assuming' but after living with Sickle Cell for 20 years come April 7....its kind of difficult to accept this ad. In another ad placed in People magazine...little Nyiah's condition is referred to as a 'hematological disorder'. Why are we hiding Sickle Cell AGAIN?!!!!!
This ad states her medical condition as 'life threatening blood disorder'. You do the math. What's 'interesting' about the campaign is that with ALL of the other children featured....ALL of their medical conditions are NAMED/LISTED.
I wonder WHY #MakeAWish CHOSE to proceed in this manner?! #SickleCell is nothing to be ashamed of having. My apologies if I have jumped the gun but this is #offensive to me. #DonateYourMilesCampaign
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