Teenager drawing from the pain

An enterprising and artistic Papakowhai teen has launched a website for her artworks forged in the face of a painful and debilitating condition, and her work has already received an award.

Ella Kane, 14, lives with chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, a nervous system condition that leaves her scarcely able to leave the house or move, and constantly in severe pain throughout her entire body.

“It’s like always having exhaustion, and every hour of every day my body’s in severe pain.”

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