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As we head towards 2030, people are adding their stories every day. So, whether you want to motivate and inspire others or want to read people’s experiences of meningitis and sepsis, you’ll find a story that resonates and reminds you that you are never alone.

Paul Hodgson's full story
  • Meningococcal
  • Adult 25-59
Paul Hodgson's story Paul Hodgson from Darlington in County Durham in the UK contracted meningitis as a baby, more than f...
Frank Rogers's full story
  • UK
  • GBS (Group B streptococcal)
  • Toddler 1-3
Frank Rogers's story Our son Frank was born in March 2017...

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Rachel Daniels's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis, Other bacterial meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
  • Teenager
Rachel Daniels's story For my 17th birthday, I celebrated with a big group of friends at a university campus...
Marsha  Pearson's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis, Pneumococcal
  • Adult 25-59
Marsha Pearson's story On the Friday I felt great, I had ran 5k the day before at the gym.an...
Kay Taylor's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Young child 3-5
Kay Taylor's story It was a Saturday night in September and my partner, Graham, and I were enjoying a takeaway meal whe...
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Naomi Aylott's full story
  • UK
  • Viral
  • Adult 25-59
Naomi Aylott's story In July last year, at the age of 45, I fell spectacularly ill with viral meningitis following a tick...
Sofia Crockatt's full story
  • UK
  • Meningococcal
  • Toddler 1-3
Sofia Crockatt's story February 17th 2007 - The day our lives changed forever! Sofia was two years old and suffering with a...
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Kaya Luna Aisake 's full story
  • Australia
  • Bacterial meningitis, Group B meningococcal (MenB)
  • Child 6-12
Kaya Luna Aisake 's story Meningococcal Meningitis Survivor – Kaya Luna Aisake – Born 21/11/13 VICTORIA, AUS...
Sylvia Djawahir's full story
  • Indonesia
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Young Adult 20-25
Sylvia Djawahir's story I am 58 years old by the time I am writing this story...
Danielle Hassett's full story
  • Ireland
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Child 6-12
Danielle Hassett's story I was so lucky Before I turned eight That someone was worried And determined my fate What looked...
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