Emily’s Story(3:08)

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I could not protect my daughter because I did not have the knowledge or the vaccine.

Emily was a sophomore in Kalamazoo, Michigan when she contracted bacterial meningitis type B, passing away after just 36 hours in the hospital. (Courtesy of the Emily Stillman Foundation.)

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