Mother Creates Oklahoma Sickle Cell Nonprofit to Give Families Hope

Mother Creates Oklahoma Sickle Cell Nonprofit to Give Families Hope

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Mother Creates Oklahoma Sickle Cell Nonprofit to Give Families Hope

Velvet Brown-Watts was devastated when her son, Jeremiah Watts Jr., now 16, was diagnosed with sickle cell disease in 2004 at 2 months old. “It was probably one of the worst things I ever heard,” Brown-Watts, 46, told Sickle Cell Disease News. Doctors at the time told her there was no cure. “It was really devastating to our family. And it really does change the core of who you are and who you will become.”…

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