Amanda was born on Christmas Eve 1992, what a "late" miracle. Only 15 days late! She didn't start out life like the typical kid with Spina Bifida, she was born what appeared to be "normal". Then, life progressed, she always had symptoms, but I knew no different. When she started to walk, she walked with a in-toe, I questioned her pediatrician who told us to take Amanda to ballet, and prescribed straight lateral shoes. And, being young parents we did what we were told. As she grew she complained of her back and legs hurting, I thought she wanted attention, finally I had a foot doctor look at her foot, and he said her foot was deformed, that prompted us to go to Shriner's, and they found something Neurologically wrong with my 7 year old, yes it took us 7 long years to find out what was wrong with her.…Read More
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