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Vieira.mp3
Matthew Vieira was born in 1934 in East Boston, Massachusetts. His father, who was Portuguese, worked as a truck driver. Matty had two sisters and describes his home as “Just an average American family.” Mr. Vieira has one son. He and his wife…

Story.mp3
Francis Story was born in 1928 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Sonny, as he is known, is married and has six children. He has grandsons affected with hemophilia. Sonny grew up during the Depression and has vivid memories of that time. He played in a…

Somers.mp3
William Somers was born in 1964 in Lutchlade, England. He is married and has one child. He has a PhD in biophysics. Coming to the United States and dealing with our health care system was quite a shock. He has moderate factor VIII deficiency and…

Place.mp3
Stephen Place was born in 1954 in Oak’s Bluff on Cape Cod’s Martha’s Vineyard Island. Stephen is married and has two daughters. He has worked in sales. He has a nephew with hemophilia. He believes you must “know your limits and go to the limit.” He…

Massie_1.mp3
Robert Massie was born in 1956 in New York. His parents wrote the book Journey, an autobiographical account of their son with hemophilia

Mr. Massie is an ordained Episcopal minister and also has an MBA from Harvard College. He is married and has…

Martinowsky_Approved_042507.pdf
Dr. James Martinowsky was born in 1953 in Washington Heights, New York

He has moderate factor VIII deficiency and hepatitis C. He is married and has one teenage son. James is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist teaching and practicing in…

Lynch.mp3
William Lynch was born in 1960 in Fall River, Massachusetts.
He went to school in Fall River; his mother was a nurse and his father was a school principal. When he was diagnosed with
hemophilia at age one, it came as a surprise to his family…

LePage.mp3
David LePage was born in 1963. David is single and lives alone. He has dealt with mental and physical challenges throughout his life. He has been a public speaker about his experiences living with chronic illness and has found that his faith has been…

Kucinski.mp3
Christopher Kucinski was born in 1949 in Brockton, Massachusetts

Married with four children, Chris grew up in a family of ten, seven of whom had hemophilia

Chris was loved deeply by his family and was a beacon of hard work and positive…

Jarratt.mp3
Robert Jarratt is a married man who was born in 1943 in Tennessee

He is married and has a daughter. Bob was diagnosed when he was in the Air Force and the confirmation of his diagnosis ended his military career. After open- heart surgery in the…
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