The Forgotten Plague Film Makes the News

Cort

Founder of Health Rising and Phoenix Rising
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Great piece on Ryan Prior and The Forgotten Plague Film

From a quite long piece.....

Read more here: http://www.macon.com/news/local/community/houston-peach/the-sun-news/article70187257.html#storylink=cpy

Retired now, Stanescu taught Prior in English and humanities classes at Warner Robins High School his junior and senior years before he graduated in 2008.

She remembers him as a "brilliant, athletic, hardworking, articulate, deeply observant and very, very compassionate student."

Lofty words.

Stanescu said she also remembers the week in his junior year he started falling asleep in her class and the ordeal, then the diagnosis, that nearly sucked the life out of him: myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

"One week he was fine and the next week he was not fine," she said. "It was so unlike Ryan, but he couldn't hold his head up -- he was sleeping in class. I said something to him about needing to perk up and he said, 'I know, but I can't.' ''
Read more here: http://www.macon.com/news/local/community/houston-peach/the-sun-news/article70187257.html#storylink=cpy
 

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