On the road to recovery, FIU student Jazzmin Peluchette has slowly regained vision and mobility following a severe seizure related to her rare autoimmune disorder. Peluchette was featured in the 2013 Wish Book project.
Nancy Araujo has turned to pawning personal possessions in order to pay for the needs of her three children, including the biological son of her sister who was abused. Another son was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.
Rockale ‘Rocky’ Wiggins, who was born mentally disabled and who has severe chronic scoliosis, depends on shared transportation service that has drawbacks. His guardian would like to be able to ferry him in the family car instead.