Category: Thriving with Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota periodically features a “Thriving with Epilepsy” story about everyday heroes living with epilepsy in our community. 

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Meet Griffin Walker

- Thriving with Epilepsy

This month, we would like to introduce you to one of our families from North Dakota. Meet Griffin Walker, a 14-year-old teenager living with epilepsy. He is a two-year veteran of EFMN’s Camp Oz program, a Shining Star member and strives to be his best while rising above seizures every day. Hear from his mother, Roxann, as she shares her son’s journey and the positive impact EFMN has made on Griffin’s life.

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Meet Hafsa Yusuf

- Thriving with Epilepsy

We are pleased to introduce you to Hafsa Yusuf, a Winona State University freshman, an Elam Baer & Janis Clay Scholarship recipient, and Day Camp volunteer.

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Meet Taylor Johnson

- Thriving with Epilepsy

Meet Taylor Johnson: a recent Hamline University graduate, a former participant in EFMN’s Shining Star program, a dedicated epilepsy advocate, and one of Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota’s newest board members.

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