This video from the Federation of European Scleroderma Association, in honor of World Scleroderma Day on June 29, features people in a staring competition to see who laughs first. Half of the participants have scleroderma and the message of the film is very simple, “Scleroderma will not take my smile!”.
World Scleroderma Day is inviting people from all over the world who live with the condition to post a picture or video of themselves smiling and laughing on social media, using the hashtag #ScleroSmile. The hope is that these photos will help raise the profile of the disease and help non-profit organizations put pressure on governments around the world to do more to support research and improve care for those with scleroderma.
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