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When it began, no one listened to her when she cried, except her mother, who held her like a baby when the pain was at its worst.
The rashes felt like fires burning her skin. Red dots appeared and blisters popped up. Her foot turned black, then blue, then green. She couldn’t get any relief, or predict where the next blaze of pain would erupt.
From the time she contracted COVID-19, in February 2021, just weeks before she qualified for a first COVID-19 vaccine, Deborah Brown’s body, and her life, has been in a tailspin.
What made it worse was that she felt completely alone fighting this conflagration.
Three years ago, Brown was a vital, energetic insurance professional working in a leadership role and raising a teenager in Fort St. John.
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