Expressions

Kevin, 26 Great Falls, MT

  Kevin, 26  –  Great Falls, MT Epilepsy Kevin was 21 when, following a bout with swine flu, the first seizure happened. He has no memory of that time, but when he awoke in the hospital he was told he had six grand mal seizures over two days. As he puts it, “I have two lives – before and after. His memory and cognitive function was so damaged that when he returned to college that fall, he couldn’t even get…

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Louie, 77 Greenough, MT

  Louie, 77   –  Greenough, MT Chronic Pain Louie deals with pain from his shingles, herpetic neuralgia, and multiple joint replacements. But this patriarch and third generation Montanan refuses to slow down, helping run the family horse and guest ranch, and even winning the roping competition at a rodeo’s as recently as 2014. Knowing this, his daughter, Juanita, decided to intervene and suggest him trying cannabis because she could see her Dad was in pain. Although Louie, like most…

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