Learn why Sickle Cell Warrior Jori Smith is advocating for Sickle Cell Awareness


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Jori Smith, Sickle Cell Warrior and co-founder of the Sick of It Foundation. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month—a time dedicated to highlighting the need for research and treatment of sickle cell disease. To learn more, we spoke with Jori Smith, an advocate for Sickle Cell Awareness and co-founder of the Sick of It Foundation

Learn more about Sickle Cell Awareness and what you can do to help!

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Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson

Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.

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