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NAME: Jacqueline Lopez

HOME: Grayslake, IL

AGE: 22

PROFESSION: Registered Nurse

HOBBIES:
Kayaking, biking, trying new restaurants, shopping

LAST BOOK READ: People Magazine

LAST MOVIE SEEN: “Passengers”

LATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT:
Graduating from nursing school, getting my RN license, and getting a job at The University of Chicago Medicine

WHY THE GI RESEARCH FOUNDATION:
I want to give back to the Crohn’s and Colitis community. I have been a patient at UCM for about 3 years due to my Colitis. After having multiple surgeries and now living with a JPouch, I’m eager to help raise money to find a cure and help those who are suffering.

FAVORITE QUOTE
“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”

PROFILE:
Compassionate, easy going, positive

DRINK OF CHOICE:
Any IPA beer

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