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.
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.
The Gift of Sophie
Sophie Steiner, 15, lying in bed on the fifth floor of UNC Children’s Hospital, asked her parents for one last thing. None of them had any idea this one last thing would transform cancer support services for teens and young adults at the UNC Medical Center. But her request has done just that. Sophie had…