Saira Nagda is a high school senior, looking towards her future and making a difference in her community.
She is a captain of her Varsity Cross Country and Track Team.
She is on the leadership board for her school's One Love Club, which educates students on what are healthy and unhealthy relationships.
She founded the non-profit organization, RePlay-It, which collects gently used and new sports equipment and distributes it to children globally to encourage more involvement of sport, especially for young girls.
And she has Tourette Syndrome. Diagnosed at age 7, Saira now serves as a Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Association of America, where she helps educate others on, and dispel the myths about Tourette Syndrome.
I'm so grateful to Saira for sitting down with me to have a conversation about Tourette Syndrome; what it is, what it isn't, and how it has helped form her into the activated and incredible young woman she is today.
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