Emily was just 10 when she was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease. Doctors said she wouldn’t make her teens but Emily, now 26 continues to defy the odds. With the support of mom, Lindsey and an art therapist, she has started painting again. At 6 Emily dreamed of being a teacher, writer and artist and, with Lindsey’s unwavering support, she has done just that despite a life-limiting illness and severe disability.

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