Author Elizabeth Aquino

Elizabeth is a writer living in Los Angeles with her three children. Her work has been published in numerous literary anthologies and journals as well as The Los Angeles Times, and Spirituality and Health Magazine. She received a prestigious writing residency at Hedgebrook on Whidbey Island and is currently working on a memoir about the challenges and joys of raising a child with significant disabilities. She is intimately and passionately acquainted with medical cannabis as it dramatically reduced her daughter's previously uncontrolled seizures. She blogs daily at www.elizabethaquino.blogspot.com. In her vast amounts of free time, she also wrangles two teenaged boys and attends a bewildering number of sports practices and games.

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Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On…