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Author Elizabeth Golden and Dancer Sarah Patellos to Serve as National Spokespersons for the National Scoliosis Foundation
Date:3/11/2008

Teenage girls will kick off National Scoliosis Awareness Month in June 2008

STOUGHTON, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Yale University student Elizabeth Golden, who survived scoliosis surgery to become a nationally-ranked squash player, will serve as one of two spokespersons for the National Scoliosis Foundation. The other spokesperson, Sarah Patellos, a junior in high school, is back to competitive dancing after recovering from her scoliosis surgery this past summer.

Elizabeth Golden, 18, author of When Life Throws You a Curve: One Girl's Triumph Over Scoliosis (Five Star Publications, June, 2008), will speak to audiences about her experience at age 13 with scoliosis through diagnosis, spinal surgery, and recovery.

"When I was going through the pain of an operation and the fear of not knowing how it all would turn out, I relied on the support of my family and friends as well as the stories of other people who had been through it," Golden said. "Through this book and through speaking for the NSF, I hope to give other girls confidence in knowing that having scoliosis is not the end of the world, and can, in fact, make you a stronger and more confident person."

Sarah Patellos, 16, is featured in an upcoming video by the National Scoliosis Foundation to be released nationally in schools for viewing along with scoliosis screening programs. Sarah said, "The early detection and treatment of scoliosis is so important. I am excited to be giving help and hope to patients and their families through the video, speaking, and raising funds for research."

"We are thrilled to have Elizabeth and Sarah as our Teen Spokespersons and to kick off National Scoliosis Awareness Month in June," said NSF President and CEO Joseph O'Brien. "It is of tremendous value for patients and their families to hear from their peers that you can go on living with scoliosis. Elizabeth and Sarah didn't let the diagnosis stop them from pursuing their dreams and they gi
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