SMA News Today Podcast Episode 3: Josh Garrison

In the latest episode of the SMA News Today podcast, Josh Garrison shares his perspective as an Amazon employee who lives with SMA type 2. Garrison is a graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in supply chain management, and has been with Amazon since 2016. He currently resides in Chandler, Arizona with his fiancée Sierra.

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Garrison talks in-depth about his independent living, his career, relationship and how he manages the daily obstacles that come with his disability and having a full-time job. Toward the end of the interview, he also has some words of advice for other SMA individuals who want to live independently and start their own careers.

Be sure to subscribe today to the SMA News Today podcast to hear other stories like Garrison’s. All episodes are available on iTunes, Podbean, SoundCloud and right here at smanewstoday.com.

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SMA News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Kevin Schaefer is a writer from Cary, North Carolina with SMA Type II. He studied English at NC State University with concentrations in film studies and creative writing, and since graduating he’s been focused on freelance journalism as well as writing comic book scripts. When he’s not writing or consuming excessive amounts of comic books and movies, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and considers himself blessed that they put up with his ramblings. He is the youngest of three and lives with his parents and dog Pandora. The dog gets the most attention.
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Kevin Schaefer is a writer from Cary, North Carolina with SMA Type II. He studied English at NC State University with concentrations in film studies and creative writing, and since graduating he’s been focused on freelance journalism as well as writing comic book scripts. When he’s not writing or consuming excessive amounts of comic books and movies, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and considers himself blessed that they put up with his ramblings. He is the youngest of three and lives with his parents and dog Pandora. The dog gets the most attention.

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