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Growing up knowing nothing but life with an ostomy made acceptance easy. Confidence, however, was not. With 6 different ostomies in 20 years, each came with their own challenges. While the first few years of life made my ostomies a challenge for my parents instead of me because I...

My arms were wrapped around them. All of them at once. Crying. Sobbing. Shaking. I stood stoic, knowing I couldn't show the same emotion. I had to be the strong one. These little girls and boys, whom I've known for years - mentored for years - in my...