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I Am 1 in 10 : Endometriosis Sisters

Speaker 1:
I am 1 in 10.

Speaker 2:
1 in 10 who wakes up every day with pain I bear in silence.

Speaker 3:
Pain that is taboo.

Speaker 4:
Pain that can't be medicated away.

Speaker 5:
No one believed I could be in so much pain from my period.

Speaker 6:
No one told me there was something wrong.

Speaker 2:
No one told me I was not alone.

Speaker 4:
Pain with your period is not normal.

Speaker 1:
Your period should not hurt.

Speaker 7:
It's not in your head.

Speaker 3:
It's not in your head.

Speaker 7:
I had 3 surgeries.

Speaker 2:
I had 4 surgeries.

Speaker 1:
2 surgeries.

Speaker 6:
5 surgeries.

Speaker 3:
12 surgeries.

Speaker 8:
200 million women worldwide have endometriosis.

Speaker 4:
200 million women wait on average 10 years for correct diagnosis.

Speaker 6:
Some are never diagnosed.

Speaker 1:
For each of the 7 million women in the US who have endometriosis.

Speaker 7:
The government spent just $1 on research last year.

Speaker 3:
Just $1.

Speaker 5:
This disease is not a mystery.

Speaker 2:
Because it can be treated.

Speaker 4:
It can be treated.

Speaker 1:
Taking my uterus.

Speaker 2:
Taking my ovaries is not the answer.

Speaker 6:
It's time for women to come together.

Speaker 4:
To step out from the shadows.

Speaker 2:
Raise our voices.

Speaker 7:
Raise our voices.

Speaker 3:
Raise our voices.

Speaker 6:
For early diagnosis.

Speaker 9:
For greater awareness.

Speaker 5:
For more research funding.

Speaker 2:
For treatment that works.

Speaker 6:
Now is the time.

 

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