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Emily Patton

Emily Patton is one of those not-diagnosed-until-age-27 people with Type I.  She is currently living in Seattle, Washington, where she admires Mt. Rainier from her car window during daily commutes.  She grew up in Columbus, Ohio, but has since lived in Berkeley, California, Austin, Texas, and even served short stints in a small village in the Cascade Mountains. She graduated from Wittenberg University with a B.A. in Education and holds teaching licenses in both Early Childhood and Special Education.  After working for a disability rights law firm, she spent four years teaching in early intervention settings in Ohio and Texas.  She is now a manager with an in-home care company that serves people with disabilities in the greater Seattle area.  She works actively to portray the many aspects of living with diabetes and spends much of her free time rock climbing and road tripping.

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