Meet Our Families

What's Your Story? We'd Love to Hear It!

Here is your opportunity to get to know our truly remarkable families and share their inspiring stories.

Alyssa - McAlester, OK

Hi, my name is Alyssa, I’m 15 and I have EI.

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Ashley - Lewistown, PA

The process of explaining ichthyosis started to be exhausting; I truly felt like no one would ever understand.

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Jolien - the Netherlands

When my son was only nine days old he got strange spots in his face. They looked like wet yellow crusts. I called the midwife because my husband and I didn't trust it. They told us that it’s baby acne.

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Jim G. - Santa Cruz, CA

I tried to describe what it was like to overheat.  Those of you with ichthyosis know what I was describing; the rest of you are at the mercy of your imagination.

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Reba B. - Owensville, IN

I was so blessed to have a wonderful mother who encouraged me to be “normal” in everything. 

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Treasure W. - Jackson, MS

I continued to do what I love. I kept acting, booking roles, and even getting scholarships for my acting ability .

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