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If children do not possess the language to describe it, how do they understand and communicate their pain?

My Cells are Red Bananas follows Sakaiyah and her experience of sickle cell disease. Told largely from her perspective, the film answers the questions: What does a sickle cell crisis physically feel like to her? What language does she have to explain it? How does she understand her illness? And what does she imagine it looks like?

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