Three days befor her September 12 Painting a Stroke of Phenomenal Hope event seventeen year old Lauren Johnson was interviewed on her local Fox TV station. Lauren's mom, Melissa, sent a link to the video
I was struck how well Lauren did in the interview. At the end, the interviewer asked her how she dealt with her PH. Lauren, who was diagnosed at age 3, said, "Always have hope."
When I landed in Oklahoma City, I had a note from Melissa. Lauren was in the hospital with a line infection. After all that work, no one was sure whether she could attend! By the time I got to Edmond on Saturday, the word was out. Lauren was coming on a four hour pass!
I couldn't agree more.