Journi, right, and Joi Parker of Temple Hiills, Md., have rarely been hospitalized or experienced a pain crisis since receiving diagnoses of sickle cell disease soon after they were born. Doctors don’t know why the 7-year-old twins are doing so well.
Journi, right, and Joi Parker of Temple Hiills, Md., have rarely been hospitalized or experienced a pain crisis since receiving diagnoses of sickle cell disease soon after they were born. Doctors don’t know why the 7-year-old twins are doing so well. THE WASHINGTON POST
Journi, right, and Joi Parker of Temple Hiills, Md., have rarely been hospitalized or experienced a pain crisis since receiving diagnoses of sickle cell disease soon after they were born. Doctors don’t know why the 7-year-old twins are doing so well. THE WASHINGTON POST

Sickle cell disease no longer means a short, painful life

March 18, 2014 12:00 AM

UPDATED August 08, 2014 10:22 AM

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