Individuals struggling with Sickle Cell Disease may be on the cusp of a breakthrough after an international, year-long drug trial ended last year.
One of the most active test areas was in eastern North Carolina and one of its participants was Majara Mooring of Greenville.
She, like millions around the globe, live with a disease that causes hidden, though intense pain.
“Because it can be to the point where I can’t walk and one time I just told myself ‘look, just cut my limb off. I will feel better if you just cut it off, the pain will go away.”