Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Choices are important to the Cleghorn family. Before their son Nicolas was born, Tracy and Lance Cleghorn envisioned a world of possibilities for him. “I want him to do whatever he wants to do, whether that’s play football, play rugby, place lacrosse…” says Tracy. “I want him to make that choice. I don’t want that […]
Just a few decades ago, hemophilia did not just mean you had a bleeding disorder. It also meant that you were at high risk of being infected with blood-borne illnesses. Mark Antell knows this well. He received Hepatitis C through a blood transfusion sometime in the 60s or 70s. And the AIDS crisis of the […]
Ryan and EJ share their experiences growing up with hemophilia. The future of our community is hopeful with the advancements in care and support from others who understand!
Terry talks about growing up with hemophilia and how staying active has helped him live a wonderful life!
Mark Antell talks candidly about his hemophilia and hepatitis C.
For some, the teenage years are the time to dream. But Leland Smith, who has severe hemophilia A, has always had to be firmly grounded in reality. “[Careers] like movie star or athlete aren’t even in the books,” he says wistfully. Leland’s hemophilia comes with a complication called an inhibitor: a resistance to the medication […]
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Rocky believes that having hemophilia has provided him with many opportunities and credits his camp family for showing him the right path.
Dennis and Denise have a teenage son with hemophilia, they encourage their son to focus on school because he needs to find a stable job with good insurance.
Jill & Kathy have supported each other through the toughest of times.
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