Brynn Duncan Is Allergic to the World -- And She's Still Managing to Make It A Better Place

October 9, 2014 2:08 PM

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Brynn Duncan Is Allergic to the World -- And She's Still Managing to Make It A Better Place

At just 20-years-old, Brynn has several serious chronic health conditions, one of which requires her to have a feeding tube and be one of the only people in the world to have a 24/7 Benadryl intravenous drip. She is, essentially, allergic to the world around her. The one that at 20, she should be on the cusp of fully embracing. She is wheelchair-bound a lot of the time, due to a condition called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (known as POTS)  --  which makes her faint if she stands for more than a few minutes at a time. Her more complex medical history is strewn with long sought-after diagnoses like Mast Cell Disease and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: conditions that you've probably never heard of.

Brynn wants to change that -- she wants to bring awareness and support to her condition(s) through the power of positivity and speaking out about her own experience.

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