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UNC patient Avery Dixon

June 29, 2018

Growing Up with a Rare Disease

Avery Dixon is like any 10-year-old—except she’s living with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and its complications.

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UNC patient Beth Welch during a sky dive

June 14, 2018

Spinal Surgery Won’t Keep Her Grounded

70-year-old Beth Welch hurt her back in 2015 in a skydiving accident; now, she’s back to her favorite hobby.

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Bradelyn, a UNC Transplant patient

May 16, 2018

Boy with Kidney Failure Thrives After Landmark Transplant

At age 3, Bradelyn Douglas received a liver and kidney transplant. Today, he’s a healthy 8-year-old.

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Army Medic Rick Cowan

January 16, 2018

An Obsession to Serve

After 10 years as a US Army medic, Rick Cowan turned to the UNC School of Medicine, where he will graduate this year as a physician assistant.

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