Fighting Breast Cancer Marie lives in Aspen, Colorado. This city is famous for its focus on outdoor activities, such as skiing. But for Marie, skiing is the last thing on her mind. She’s fighting breast cancer. Sparring Without Support When Marie was diagnosed, it was like sparring in a competition – without adequate training. Marie’sRead More
Hero Work Mya is a veteran of the U.S. Army. She served in Iraq as a combat medic. Even in the hostile environment of a battlefield, she remembered she was a soldier. “As a soldier,” she said, “you don’t want people to see your softer side.” Many would call Mya a hero for doing suchRead More
Spinal Problems Michael, an 11 year old boy, lives in Virginia Beach with his parents. Like most children his age, he wants to play without problems. However, his health prevents him from doing that. Michael has two spinal conditions. Craniocervical instability, or CCI for short, is when the connective tissue in the head and neckRead More
Blindsided by Rare Conditions Victoria lives in Gloucester, Virginia. She was very athletic; her favorite sports were soccer and gymnastics. However, a few years ago, her active life took an unexpected tumble. She was diagnosed with three rare conditions. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) affects her blood flow when she stands up from lying down.Read More

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