My husband's second cousin was a national Freeskiing champion in April, when she suffered a serious injury in a warm-up exercise. The Denver Post has been following her story, and I could not be more impressed with their writing, the way they have captured Kailyn's spirit and her resilience. “I’ll make being in a wheelchair the cool thing” is the title of Part III of Kailyn's story, published today in the Denver Post. Here's the beginning of it:
To read the rest, click here. By the way, the Lokomat machine referred to in the article looks like this (this is not Kailyn):
Kailyn is home now. I think she's going to need more support than ever, now that she's away from the hospital hubbub. Emotional and spiritual support has been
impactful. The YouCaring fundraiser dollars have grown to more than $84,000 (a littler more than half-way to the goal) but has been hovering there for a long time; if you can help at all, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.