*Award-Winning RadioRotary Program* An Extraordinary Teenager Talking about Epilepsy (Re-aired on August 3, 2012)

Seated: Sara Elizabeth Clark. Standing: co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser, Sarah O’Connell

Seated: Sara Elizabeth Clark. Standing: co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser, Sarah O’Connell

Sara-Elizabeth Clark’s interview was selected in June, 2012, by the New York State Broadcasters Association to receive the prestigious Broadcasting Award for Excellence in the category of Public Affairs in a Program/Series. In Sara-Elizabeth’s interview, which aired in October, 2011, she discusses her life with epilepsy and how at age 16 she has developed her philosophy: “I will not let my epilepsy define me. It’s what I have, not who I am.” Sara describes the many misunderstandings and misinformation among the public that add to the burden of those with this neurological condition and describes the support available to those with epilepsy. Sara helps support research by major epilepsy organizations with Sara’s Strikes for Seizures, a bowling afternoon that raises money for the cause.

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Learn More:
Sara’s Website
The Epilepsy Foundation
About epilepsy

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August 3, 2012 · Posted in Health, Support Groups, Youth 
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