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Find The Common Thread Foundation

The only way to find a cure for Autoimmune Disease is by looking for a cure for all 140+ of them. Find the Common Thread, find the cure. WE1

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A non-profit group initiated and run by volunteer patients whose goal is to raise awareness for ALL Autoimmune Disease and its debilitating effects on individuals, families, business, healthcare and our economy, thereby creating a will to look for a cure for ALL rather than continue on the current and cure-less path of segregation based on location of symptoms rather than disease etiology. One disease, one cure. We One.

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    Marta Rode
    Founder

    I am a patient who wanted to raise awareness for my rare disease until I had an epiphany. 20% of the population deal with AI disease on some level... but scientifically we haven't had a lot of forward momentum in this field. Someone needs to push, and since I lost my job and my old life to this, I figured it might as well be me that pushes. Worst thing that can happen is things stay the same.
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    Susan Cesco
    Board Member

    Sue is another patient dealing with uncertainty and a handfull of pills every day, but she does it with grace and class. Sue is the Manager of Friends of Jasper National Park non-profit group and is very savvy with the workings of Non Profits and also the workings of the Health Care System. She is also a proud member of Rotary International and has brought our fight to that organization.

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    Hana Dankov-Bye
    Board Member

    Marta's sister and biggest supporter outside her nuclear family. Also a patient who's gone through the epic adventure of looking for a diagnosis that most AI patients can relate to.
    Hana is an entrepreneur with a solid head on her shoulders and a get'er done mentality. Anyone need to roll up their sleeves and work, Hana's your lady. She was beside me when the docs said I was dying and she's been beside me through everything I've done here.

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    Richard Ireland
    Board Member

    Richard is not only a fellow patient but also a lawyer and the mayor of our wonderful town of Jasper. Although a busy man, he has agreed to be part of our special group because he can see the potential unprecedented positive effect we can have on millions of people across our country and beyond.

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    Steph Sophocleus-Lewis
    Board Member

    Steph is a lady with many talents stacked on top of an often time debilitating AI disease. She is an inspiration to local youth dealing with the same issues and is also a hotel manager and owner/operator of her own Yoga studio. A woman of vision and positive disposition, she has taken the gross of AI disease and has spun it for the best, like all the other board members on this page.