Brayden Tiernan, Age 6 Fairdale, KY Home and Family Brayden is the son of Patrick and Rebecca Tiernan. He has 2 brothers, a dog and 2 cats. Diagnosis Brayden has Charcot Marie Tooth disease (CMT). CMT causes muscle weakness and atrophy, and some loss of sensation in the feet, the lower legs, the hands and . . .
David Corley Jr., Age 12 Plymouth, MA Home and Family David lives with his mom, grandparents and younger sister Chloe. Diagnosis David is affected by Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT), a genetic neurological disorder that causes damage to his peripheral nerves – tracts of nerve cell fibers that connect his brain and spinal cord to muscles . . .
Joseph “Joe or Slim” D. Megill, Age 15 Rio Rancho, NM Home and Family Joseph lives at home with his mom, dad, two sisters and four brothers. He also has two dogs and two cats Diagnosis Joseph was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) at the age of 10. CMT causes muscle weakness and atrophy, and some . . .
Samantha Grace Hyde, Age 7 Glenville, NY Home and Family Samantha lives with her 10 year old sister Ashley, parents Lora and Chris, and pet bunny “Princess” Diagnosis At age 2, Samantha was diagnosed with Dejerinne-Sotta Disease. Dejerene-Sottas (DS) is a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). DS is a severe neuropathy (disease or abnormality of . . .
Phoebe Szosz, Age 13 Barrington, RI Home and Family Phoebe lives with her parents and two older sisters. Phoebe’s father, Noah, also lives with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). Diagnosis Phoebe was diagnosed at age 11 with CMT, a disease her father has been diagnosed with although, his onset was later in life. CMT results in overall muscle . . .
Cassidy Wilson, Age 15 Roanoke, VA Home and Family Cassidy is the son of Jeanne & Dr. Jeffery Wilson. He has two brothers, Alex and Aiden, and a dog, Sammy. Diagnosis Cassidy has Charcot Marie Tooth (Type 2A), which causes damage to the peripheral nerves and relay sensations, like pain and temperature. CMT can cause . . .