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Pin — “I am Proud. EDS Warrior”.

Pin — “I am Proud. EDS Warrior”.

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This pin serves as a powerful symbol of awareness for raising awareness of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Emblazoned with the powerful words “I am a proud EDS Warrior”. This pin is a reminder for every person living with EDS of their strength, resilience, and hope.

Are you an EDSer, or have a loved one with EDS? Pick this up as a gift for yourself or your loved one and show your stripes and wear your badge with pride.

By wearing this pin you can help to raise awareness, create an opportunities for conversation, education, empowerment and also allowing others who see it realise that they are not alone in their own journey too. 

Image Description: A circle pin with the outline and picture of a zebra in the middle of the pin. Around the perimeter of the pin is the words on the top “I am a proud” and on the bottom is the words “EDS Warrior”.   


Material: Zinc Alloy

Size: 3cm (diameter) 

Weight: 5 grams 

Package Includes: 1x Pin 

Why the zebra

Zebras are the mascot for rare disease and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Why? Because often when doctors are in medical school, they are taught a saying which says “when you hear hoof-boots - think horses not zebras, because horses are common and zebras are rare, ie: think of the common things, not the rare ones. But because of this, often along the way, doctors can forget that zebras still exist! Just because it is often a horse, doesn’t mean that it can't be a zebra, and that zebras don't still exist! This is why the zebra is the mascot to help raise awareness. Further to that — every zebra is unique with its own stripes, and even though its stripes are different to the next person's, doesn’t mean that it’s not still a zebra. Ie: Just because my symptoms are different to the person next to someone else's, doesn’t mean it’s not a zebra. It can look different from one person to the next, as it depends on what is most affected for each person…. but it’s still a zebra. Zebras do exist!

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