Friday, July 28, 2006

Young teen aims for independent life

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Lori Hertel, the parent of a Kansas 13-year-old with a rare muscle disease, says the desire to help her daughter forced her to overcome an initial reluctance to ask others for aid. Young Ana notes that even though she seems fragile, she enjoys the same activities that all teens do. The Kansas City Star (Mo.) /Associated Press/The Hays Daily News (free registration) (7/28)

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