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After Aubree Suffered A Pediatric Stroke, LifeROOTS Helped Her Strike Back

As a first-time mom, Stephanie Terchila excitedly read everything she could about child development after the birth of daughter Aubree in March, 2011.  So when she had a few concerns about Aubree’s development at four months old, she brought them up to her pediatrician  – never thinking that what would follow would be a barrage […]


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Client Spotlight: Jesus

Jesus is a LifeROOTS client who, as a young child, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor — a type of kidney cancer that occurs in children. The disease, which is the most common form of childhood kidney cancer, occurs in 1 in 200,000 to 250,000 children, and usually attacks when the child is less than […]


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Twin Dreams – And LifeROOTS

How the Advocacy of Parents, And the Help of LifeROOTS, Helped Create a True “Success Story” Dr. Pamela Martin vividly remembers the moment she knew she had become a parent advocate for her twin sons – born prematurely in 1976 and each facing multiple medical problems right from birth.  Standing at the front of her […]


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What Makes This Woman Amazing?

She is amazing because she won a prize at the State Fair for a sculpture of a girl in a wheelchair. She made a gold-ribbon quilt for the State Fair. She has gold-medaled in several sports in the Special Olympics. She acquired a job at the Dollar Tree, initially working one day a week with job […]


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