Media Planet feature: How to Be an “Upstander” for Those With Facial Differences

myFace community member Charmaine Cooper was featured in the Future of Personal Health, a Mediaplanet site focusing on health insights and news, patient stories, and the latest in diagnostic and treatment options.

In this interview, Charmaine opens up about her experience growing up with Treacher Collins Syndrome and how that inspired her to become a nurse. 

Read the full article here!

“I wanted to become a nurse largely because I had so many surgeries growing up and now I want to help people. I’ve had some phenomenal nurses that helped me, so it was my way of giving back to the community. And I think that’s part of the reason why I’m the type of nurse I am today – because of the experiences I’ve had, especially the bad experiences.”



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