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    The Tick Bite That Almost Killed Me

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    The fever started on a Monday morning in June. By Friday, I woke up in a hospital bed with yellow skin, an inflamed liver, a dull pain in my stomach and a doctor offering me morphine

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    The Day I Tried to Kill Myself

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    It was April 5, 1995. As the sun started to come up, I was still awake, beating myself up for the things I had done the night before

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