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FARAFARA Cure FA

Meet the Community

You are not alone. The entire FA community, also known as the FAmily, is taking this journey with you. Meet a few of our dynamic people with FA below.  New Meet the Community interviews are posted every Monday, so be sure to visit often.  Please e-mail info@curefa.org if you would like to be interviewed for a Meet the Community post.
 

FARA Ambassadors

The FARA Ambassadors are a group of people living with FA who are committed to supporting FARA in the search for a treatment and cure. They represent the community by speaking at events, meeting pharmaceutical partners, giving media interviews, and more.

Meet the FAmily!


Nick Lee

Nick Lee 4Name: Nick Lee

Age: 28 (born in 1990)

Where do you call home? Alabama

Work: Cashier at Lowes Hardware Store

What is your relationship status? Married June 2018

What's a typical day for you? I work Monday, Wednesday, Friday and every other weekend, then I stay at home and relax and spend time with my family and friends.

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Nicole Kramer

Nicole KramerName: Nicole Kramer

Age: 24

Where do you call home? Chicagoland suburbs

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Certificate in Criminology, and Associate's of Science

What is your relationship status? Who do you live with? Not in a relationship and not currently looking. I live with my mom right now.

What's a typical day for you? I work right now. Some days I start at 5:30 am or as late as 9 am. Each day is different. When it is nicer weather I take my service dog for a 2 or 3-mile walk as often as possible.

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Lesley Eertink

Lesley 5Name Lesley Eertink.

Age: I am 32, but mentally feel like 25 

Where do you call home? Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Europe)

Education: Masters in Law.

What is your relationship status? Do you have children? I am single and living on my own. I have no children. Still waiting for the perfect match! Still no luck in that though.

What's a typical day for you? My day always starts with a healthy breakfast. I work 4 days a week as a company lawyer for the Dutch government from Monday till Thursday. Besides that, I exercise 5 days a week to keep my body in shape. Also because I am a bit vain. After work and exercise, I prepare a nice and healthy meal for myself. And when there is time left I have time for my addiction...Netflix.

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Geoffrey J Fox

Geoffrey FoxName: Geoffrey J Fox

Age: 39 years old

Where do you call home? Northern Michigan

What is your relationship status? I am a single guy with no children. I live alone with my dog, but my mom and stepdad live a couple houses over when I need help.

What's a typical day for you? My days are about creation. I have an undeniable urge to create. I guess the simple answer would be I spend my days writing stories, poetry or scoring songs.

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Andrew (Andy) Sorter

Andrew SorterName: Andrew (Andy) Sorter

Age: 25

Where do you call home? Casper, Wyoming

Education: Graduated high school with some college

What is your relationship status? Who do you live with? I am single and I live with my parents.

What's a typical day for you? A typical day for me is- depending on the day- sleeping in and enjoying time to myself, going to work at the sporting goods store I work in or going to therapy.

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