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Belfast: Make your voice heard at tomorrow's #MillionsMissing Protest!

What is Chasing Competent Care? Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland have organized Chasing Competent Care as part of a campaign to improve medical care for the thousands of ME and fibromyalgia patients in Northern Ireland.  The conference will be tomorrow, Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards

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#MillionsMissing in the News

The #MillionsMissing protest gained worldwide attention in the form of national and local press, including an excellent piece by Rivka Solomon that was first picked up by STAT, a national publication, and then by Business Insider and The Week.  London’s protest was covered by The Evening Standard; and several local radio programs, including BBC Bristol,

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Speeches from the Front Lines of #MillionsMissing: Terri Wilder

My name is Terri Wilder and I’m a person living with ME. I was only diagnosed with ME about twelve weeks ago so it feels a little strange for me to be here today and introduce myself this way…… I typically introduce myself this way: “Good Afternoon, I’m Terri Wilder. I’m an AIDS Activist and a

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Act now! Our #MillionsMissing Round-Up

Hello, everyone! It’s only three days until the #MillionsMissing protest, so it’s time to review what’s gone on so far, and discuss what you can do to help ensure we are heard by our governments! Locations: So, your protest has gone out into the world and is now in a dozen different locations. Locations now

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A personal appeal by Holly L.

Recently, I was sitting in my floor sorting through old shoes. I came across the shoe in the picture. Its mate is missing, as is so much of my former life. I got all teary-eyed and found myself just touching the shoe ,and as my fingers ran over the sides my memories came flooding back.

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Attend the Protest Meeting Tomorrow

These demands were originally intended for a protest in Washington D.C. alone, but over time, #MillionsMissing has grown into a national, multi-city protest. With that in mind, we will have an open community meeting on Wed. May 11th, 2 pm EDT to discuss the demands and receive input from the community.  We will also be

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Send your shoes to #MillionsMissing by Thursday

#MillionsMissing is calling for some literal boots on the ground, and the deadline is fast approaching.  If you want your shoes to be displayed at the U.S. main protest in Washington D.C., your shoes must be postmarked no later than May 12. If you send your shoes past this date, they may be used for

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Purchase your #MillionsMissing T-Shirt!

#MEAction proudly announces the launch of its #MillionsMissing Zazzle Store! You can purchase #MillionsMissing tee shirts and buttons for the upcoming protest on May 25.  We encourage protesters to wear them to the event as well, to create a visual cohesiveness.  However, you are welcome to wear a red shirt of your choosing, or any

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Updates from the first #MillionsMissing Meeting

Last week, #MEAction had its first planning call for the May 25th #MillionsMissing protest. The protest, with the theme #MillionsMissing, brings attention to the millions of people with ME/CFS missing from their work, their families, and their lives, and the millions of dollars missing from research funding.  To show this invisible illness, we are asking

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