Paul Robertson can tell you how falling down can change the course of your life, twice—for worse and for better. For many years, he experienced a series of trips and stumbles, small difficulties getting around and a propensity to catch his feet and toes. His sister Nicole, 11 years younger, had similar tendencies. Maybe they . . .
The Lybrand family motto is “finish strong,” which, for them, means never giving up and always turning can’ts into cans. It’s no wonder, then, that the youngest Lybrand, 6-year-old Ethan, is a living embodiment of the Live Unlimited spirit. Just three days before his second birthday, Ethan was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Although the deadly disease will gradually . . .
Jimmy Valdes had a lot of things going for him: a good job, family and friends who loved and cared for him, and an optimistic outlook on life. But he had his challenges, too. Diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy when he was 4 years old, Jimmy says he thought that one milestone in many people’s . . .