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Welcome to our virtual community! Start by browsing through the personal stories featured here.

We have organized these stories into two categories: Your Stories – stories sent to us at the Spondylitis Association of America – and selections from The Faces of Ankylosing Spondylitis project. You will also find episodes of “This AS Life Live!” an online talk show for people with AS hosted by Dan Reynolds – an AS patient and lead singer of the rock band Imagine Dragons.

We’d love your story as well! Send it to us at Programs@spondylitis.org

BySallie Marx

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For my senior project in High School, I am raising awareness for AS by doing a Half Ironman Triathlon on October 27th 2013 in Austin, Texas (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run). I…

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ByKevin Andrews

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I am Kevin. I am 57 years old, and I live in England. My problems started about 50 years ago, at a time when even less...

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ByCookie Hopper

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Cookie Hopper My diagnoses came in 2002 when I was forty-three. I started showing symptoms when I was about twelve and began seeking answers when I was around twenty. I don’t remember a time in my life…

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