Families

The Hernandez Family

Carla is the light of our lives. She is the reason we continue to fight every obstacle that we face. Carla has gone through many hardships and has beat them all. Carla was born perfect and healthy until she was about 6 months old. Carla’s doctor reported that Carla was not hitting her milestones. At 9 months old, Carla’s doctor ordered for Carla to get her blood drawn. The blood results came back irregular. It took them a while to...

The Sanford Family

Rylee is our third child. She was born at 32 weeks at Erlanger in Chattanooga Tennessee. We found out when she was a week old that she had a rare brain malformation called bilateral closed lipped schizencephaly. When we left the hospital with her they told us she would have a hard life. She can crawl and has learned to talk and just recently started having seizures. She is a incredible little girl that has a smile that can light...

The Hengstenberg Family

The Hengstenbergs have their hands full with three children in car seats and Sawyer, who is in a wheelchair. Sawyer is a very sweet little girl who has been through many things already in her short life. Sawyer was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Seizure Disorder. Cerebral Palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Living with Cerebral Palsy can make it difficult...