Ms. Rouba-Boyd is a national spokesperson for the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) and an inspiration to all who come in contact with her. She has had debilitating rheumatoid arthritis since the age of 2. Despite the chronic and often severe pain she suffers every day, Kelly is a successful writer and advocate for people with all disabilities, not limited to arthritis. Her beauty, inside and out, was celebrated when she won Ms. Wheelchair New Jersey in December 2006.
“I am committed to finding a cure for the 300,000 youth in America with juvenile arthritis,” says Kelly, “and research is the key. Juvenile arthritis robs our youth of their childhood – people need to know that arthritis is not only a disease that afflicts you as you age. It is our goal at ANRF to educate America about the devastating effects of arthritis on young people, too.”
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