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People find the strength to fight illness in many ways. Brandon Reed was born with it. Burdened with the congenital heart defect, aortic stenosis, Brandon had the first of his heart surgeries at 1 week old. After two more surgeries at 5 months and 10 years old left him well enough to pursue his passion for soccer, a permanent solution was needed so he could safely continue to compete.
People respond to traumatic spine injuries in a variety of ways. Kesha Pilot responded by rising above it. As an active advocate for people with spinal cord injuries, Kesha not only participates in events like Roll On Capitol Hill, but is also starting her own support group for people like herself.
For nearly thirty years, Fred Hokes has graciously given his time and talent to the Watershed Project, a charity devoted to providing basic essentials to people in need. As Director of Employee Services, he looks after a staff as though they were his family. As it turns out, taking care of his people ended up taking care of himself.
Having a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is difficult. Not only is it hard on the one struggling through the progressive disease, but it’s a constant worry for the caregiver that is responsible for them. As a caregiver it is very important to make time to take care for yourself, and to know when to ask for help from others when you need to or are simply feeling overwhelmed.