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A Petition For Epilepsy...

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I belong to the Eplilepsy surgery group that is on Yahoo, AOL, and MSN, another support group like ours with helpful members and weekly chats. The woman who runs the group is petitioning the Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Phil show to do a special episode on Epilepsy, and we need your help!! All we need are 23 more names to add to the petition and she can send it in. If you would like to help all we need is your first and last name, and city and state in which you reside. If you don't feel comfortable posting it publically, you are more than welcome to email me through the forum, and I will add you to the petition. Thanks in advance, once we know there definately will be an episode I will post the date, time, and other info here. Susan and the epilepsy surgery group

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Email me at patty@epilepsytdp.org. Would love to hear more about this and give you info.
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Nick Dietmeier River Falls, Wisconsin

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FIONA GRANT HAMILTON SCOTLAND

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Wendy Smith Bruce, MS

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Mary Asp
Minneapolis MN

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Edwin Chamblin. Leesburg, VA

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Susan: Thank you for sharing this and working on getting this to Oprah & Dr. Phil. I actually heard about "Brain Matters" (at Harbor-UCLA)on Dr. Phil and went there to be tested. The tests showed Mood Disorder (depression) and Anxiety Related Disorder. I went to see a Dr. Phil taping while there in LA. I hoped to get to talk to him about this, but could never get anywhere.
You can use my name on your petition: Terri Norwick, Walla Walla, WA

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Thank you for doing this! Email me at mizfrizz154@yahoo.com

:) sorry took my info off

:) sorry took my info off

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Hello aquila,
Was there an episode re: Epilepsy shown on Oprah or Dr.Phil? What was the outcome?
Wreath

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Samantha Chartrau
Grafton Wisconsin

If they do a show I would love to go to it (i am very curious)

~*Samantha*~

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I think it would be a great help to see us on Oprah or Dr.Phil for us who have Epilepsy to hear about how other have dealt with and hear from people how other despite their illness done much in their live tobe constructive people with thought and dreams that we carry out. It would help to show other that despite having Epilepsy we can still in most cases live good and find happy lives. But also reflect the emotionally fears we all share even in my case although at 33 my seizures are controlled by medication there's always a small fear that could always change.

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I posted this almost a year ago, and I'm pretty sure it already went in. I was unaware at the time that I wasn't a candidate for surgery, so I left the group seeing as how it was an Epilepsy Surgery group. I am pretty sure, however, someone here mentioned that no one was interested in it. I figure the best way to get it on TV is to contact Discovery Health Channel or maybe Discovery Science Channel. It might be a good idea to try regular news channels to do a short special on E. All I know is a couple months ago I saw here that the Oprah show wasn't interested.
Susan

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Mark Collins
Niagara Falls, ON
mcollins6@sympatico.ca

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