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Overcoming Challenges and Winning

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This thanksgiving, you should focus on the positives rather then the negatives. Look at your stumbling blocks as stepping stones. That is what Dr. Sandra Johnson and her brother has done in a remarkable story of their battle with Lupus. You don’t want to miss this inspirational story Saturday, November 21, 2009. Dr. Sandra K. Johnson is a technology trailblazer and the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. During her 20 years at IBM, she has accumulated over 35 patents and patent applications and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Dr. Sandra was diagnosed with non-life-threatening discoid Lupus nine months after her brother Gregory’s death. She has a passion for encouraging and inspiring others, and was encouraged to complete Gregory’s story to share with others. The new book, GREGORY: The Life of a Lupus Warrior, is the story of Gregory’s life and his efforts to live a rewarding life in the m