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Who was your greatest inspiration?

April 14, 2022
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For me, quite simply, it was my grandfather.

After all, I was a pariah. A leper. (No one would say the “E” word.)

I’d never achieve anything. My life was over.

Even though it had just begun.


Who is Your Personal Hero?

September 15, 2020
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For me, it was my Grandfather, who believed in me completely and thought that I could accomplish anything I set out to do.

At the age of 14, I said I wanted to be a writer.

“Fine,” he said. “You’ll go to the Columbia School of Journalism.”


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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