Our Stories

Please find inspiration from the collection of stories and photos from our NAAF community. Explore how others have come to terms with being a parent of a child with alopecia areata, being an adult with alopecia areata or being a young person with alopecia areata.

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Kids
It was a Tuesday. I was 15 years old, and like every Tuesday, I would go to the doctor, receive my treatment, and then go home. On that particular Tuesday, however, something different occurred. I didn’t follow my normal routine. It was a strange day for me. I had that routine memorized like the back of my hand, but that Tuesday was the day it all changed. I sat in the waiting room of the doctor’...Read more