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people living with epilepsy

Michelle at a family meal with her children and partner

Michelle's story

Michelle Hackett was 16 years old when she had her first baby, a little girl called Courtney. But within 24 hours, Michelle had started to have seizures and was diagnosed with epilepsy.

Michael Green bent over helping someone in a wheelchair

Michael's story

Michael Green has spent 10 years working as a nurse in the Bedouin community living in the Jordanian desert in spite of his own epilepsy.

Daniel Howard posing with his brother, comedian Russell Howard, and sister

Daniel's story

Brother of comedian Russell Howard, Daniel, developed epilepsy as a result of a severe head injury when he was 10 years old.

A young Russell Howard poses with his brother and sister

The Howard's story

When one child in a family has epilepsy it can have an impact on siblings too. Comedy king Russell Howard tells Nicola Swanborough how his brother’s seizures have helped shape his wicked sense of humour. 

Juliet Stephens during a gig at the comedy store

Juliet's story

Stand-up comic, Juliet Stephens, talks about her epilepsy.

Rob smiling into the camera

Rob's story

IT engineer, Rob, developed a phone app with us which he used to monitor his seizures and medication.

Vikings actress, Jennie Jacques poses after the swim serpentine with her medal

Jennie's story

Vikings actress, Jennie Jacques, talks openly about the challenges those with epilepsy face on a day-to-day basis.