Teen Opens Up About Living With Chronic Illness

Published in Opposing Views, 2/25/2016

Darcey Kelly is only expected to live up to 40 years, but that hasn’t stopped the Hertfordshire, England teen from attending university and pursuing a full personal life.

Kelly has the most severe form of Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (VEDS), a disorder that causes overly flexible joints, weak and stretchy skin as well as a weakened arteries and organs, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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