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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Nikol Dekazou Dear Younger Self, You are uniquely beautiful exactly as you are right now, this moment. MRKH is molding you into a kinder, more empathetic human being. Practice gratitude, but also self-compassion. MRKH is tough. It’s important to recognize … Continue reading

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Broken to Blessed

Julie Coveney I come from a large family of eight, including my parents. With so many people, it was easy to feel alone and lost in the shuffle, with six kids. I also felt different. It wouldn’t be until years … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Kristen O’Brien To my younger self, on the day you were diagnosed with MRKH: If I could sit with you now, and hold your hand, and offer words of sage advice, I probably would not make it through without crying. … Continue reading

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The Call Was Worth It

Carrie Cameron Martin My story isn’t one of miraculous healing or a life transformed right before your eyes. It is a story of survival and a fight back from the depth of unimaginable grief. It is full of purpose, hope … Continue reading

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Quick Hello and Friendly Reminders from BYMRKH Co-founder, Christina Ruth Martin

Hi Everyone 😊 I hope everyone is hanging in there, staying well and sane through these uncertain times. I recently had two experiences that I want to share with all of you. I’ve had some strange medical things going on since mid-June that have taken … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Lindsey McFarland Sweet sweet girl, as if being 15 wasn’t hard enough, your whole world is about to be turned upside down. The second you walk into the hospital, you’re going to thrown into the middle of an emotional hurricane, … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 17 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Elyce Frydman Dearest teen Elyce, It seems odd to write to my younger self but who else can advise you about life better then me. At sixteen years old this thing happened and you felt like your world crumbled. You … Continue reading

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Krystina’s Adoption Story

I can still remember sitting in the room at the doctor’s office. She came in, soberly, and closed the door. I saw the tears in her eyes and I reached for my mom’s hand…knowing what was coming. She told me … Continue reading

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