Couple with Crohn’s disease are thankful to find love
Lorraine Ramsey, left, and Wesley Bowers met after Bowers sought support through an online site for people with Crohn’s and other inflammatory bowel diseases. Bowers and Ramsey, who also has Crohn’s disease, hit it off and got married on Oct. 6 of this year.
- Crohn's disease at a glance
Crohn's disease belongs to a group of conditions known as Inflammatory bowel diseases. It's a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract.
Crohn's disease may affect as many as 700,000 Americans. Men and women are equally likely to be affected, and while the disease can occur at any age, Crohn's is more prevalent among adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35.
— Source: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:00 am
Imagine two people with the same chronic disease meeting through a support group, falling in love and getting married.
That's exactly what happened to Lodi residents Lorraine Ramsey and Wesley Bowers.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:00 am.