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Chronic autoimmune disease doesn’t block student from master’s degree

Challenges and unexpected situations occur for most college freshmen, but Andrea Fuchs faced something uniquely difficult. As a high school graduate from suburban St. Louis, Fuchs was excited to be leaving her hometown and on her way to study journalism at the University of Missouri. But the month before moving into her residence hall, she started having debilitating health issues. Fuchs was diagnosed with and still has an autoimmune

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