Daniel P. Malito was stricken with Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of nine. Always a fighter, after Dan discovered his talent for writing five or so years ago, he has used his keen eye, dry wit and sometimes dark humor to crusade against the blight of autoimmune misinformation. Now a columnist for The Huffington Post and a featured CreakyJoints Blogger, Dan works with the Arthritis Foundation and other nonprofit organizations, and has been honored many times for his work in helping to spread the word about a horrible and crippling disease that affects people of all ages. His new memoir So Young: A Life Lived with Rheumatoid Arthritis was four years in the writing. For more on Dan, visit his website: www.danielpmalito.com.
So Young: A Life Lived With Rheumatoid Arthritis, is Daniel P. Malito’s memoir, the story of a frightened nine-year-old boy who suddenly comes down with a flu-like illness that causes joint and muscles aches, low-grade fevers, and mystery pain that lasts for weeks at a time. It takes years before a diagnosis: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. This crippling condition has plagued Dan for 25 years with his symptoms multiplying many times over. A memoir that is sometimes poignant, sometimes funny, this is Dan’s tale of life, love, and tragedy. It’s a book guaranteed to inform those who do not know how arthritis can impact a life, and that yes, kids get arthritis too.
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