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Lexi Riddle

This is Lexi Marie Riddle. Lexi was born December 18 2008 on her scheduled due date. I had some complications from 6 months until delivery with low amniotic fluid. Had some complications at birth with her shoulders getting stuck in the canal, but born a beautiful healthy little girl.
At 9 months we got referred to children's hospital for not meeting the mile stones and small head circumference. Childrens diagnosed Lexi with quadriplegia spastic cerebral palsy, and Epilepsy. This affects all four limbs. Lexi also has seizures . She is unable to sit up, toilet herself, crawl, feed herself,stand, and walk ...

Ella Conroy

Ella had a 4cm tumor removed that was growing from her brain stem. It was removed from her spine. The tumor was an astrocytoma and after pathology it was found to be non cancerous, but the surgery left her paralzyed from the waist down.
Ella is fighting a big battle and is winning!

Gabriel Aubele

Gabriel has Trisomy 18, only 1 in 5000 children diagnosed survive. He had been a fighter since we found out prenatally.

Gabriel Dunmire

Gabriel was born just shy of 34 weeks gestation, he was born a fighter. Gabe spent 2 weeks in the NICU and 3 days in a step down unit. All of his life he battled developmental delays. For the longest time we thought it was all part of him being premature.

Around the age of 3 Gabe was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. We began attending therapies and wrap around services. He has been in autism services now for 5 years.

Gabriel was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis(NF), August 2013. We all knew that the possibility was there but wow ...

Kaylee Dunham

I am a 14 year old girl with cerebral palsy that affects me physically. I have a baclofen pump to help with my spasticity and dystonia. I am hearing impaired. I love being able to do things independently . I use a walker for short distances and a wheelchair for long distances!

Lucas McCormick

This is Lucas Scott Mccormick. Lucas was born March 11,2010. He was born at 26 weeks premature just under 2 pounds. Due to a two vessel umbilical cord shutting off oxygen and nutrition supply. Lucas had to immediately be put on a ventilator due to his lungs not being fully developed. He had his PDA repaired (heart defect) inquinal hernias, and rop (retinopathy of prematurity) eye defect which corrected on its own. All other test throughout his 97 day Nicu stay came back normal. Intill the week before his dad and i took him home they did a routine brain ...

Allie Delp

Allie was born a healthy baby girl. She had her first seizure just days before turning 4 months old. It was a grandmal seizure that lasted several minutes and doctors believed it to be febrile. Within a few weeks she had 2 more seizure and was diagnosed with epilepsy and started on medication. Her seizures quickly increased in number and severity until she was having weekly seizures that averaged 25 minutes in length, her longest being an hour long. Shortly after starting medication Allie started having some difficulties gaining weight and eating. She ...

Reagan Marie Neal

As a tiny infant born in 2008, Reagan Marie Neal began experiencing overwhelming effects from the brain damage she received during the birthing process. Because traditional medical techniques offered very little help for Reagan, her parents searched and searched until they found the therapy they believed was best for their baby daughter.

Unfortunately, because this therapy was not considered ‘traditional’, her parents were facing the challenge of paying thousands of dollars per year to help their daughter obtain the best quality of life possible. Friends, family, and strangers alike all rallied around Reagan and provided the funds and support required ...