Keira and Ava’s Story

By Brendan Sullivan

As a military veteran who has traveled the world, I experienced more in a 6 year period than many people will ever get to experience. I’ve been to countries that the majority of people will never be able to travel to. But I’ve also experienced, twice, something which no one ever wants to experience: I’ve buried two children in the past 5 years due to a rare form of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy known as Walker Warburg Syndrome (WWS). Continue reading Keira and Ava’s Story

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    A group of diseases causing muscle weakness at birth. Several defined genetic mutations cause muscles to break down faster than they can repair or grow. A child with CMD may have various neurological or physical impairments. Some children never gain the ability to walk, while others lose the ability as they grow older. Learn more...

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