Seven years ago Sadie’s childhood came to a screeching halt when suddenly everything she approached caused unbearable pain. Lisa Stump, Sadie’s mother, remembers as if it was yesterday: “She went from being a bubbly sunshiny toddler to crying all the time, not allowing any one to even touch her but me, not even her dad.”
Although facing some of life’s biggest challenges, a determination to win their battles – against all odds – brought these individuals through. Each one of these N’Courage stories of “Defying the Odds” embodies courage and strength that is nothing short of inspirational.
Battling a rare disease, this mother of two is relentlessly working on a needed change to her community that would help protect children and help families dealing with similar circumstances.