MDA Art Collection turns 20
The year is 1992 …
I’ve always admired people who create art. I do not draw — correction — I cannot draw. It once took me six months to choose a paint color for the kitchen. However, about a year ago, I discovered I am an artist.
It all started when my friend, Mary, decided to have a painting party. She emailed all her girlfriends and asked, “Who’s interested in an evening of sips and strokes?” A dozen women said...
Spring has sprung in varying degrees around the country, a sure sign that summer’s not far behind. For many kids with neuromuscular diseases, summer can only mean one thing: “The Best Week of the Year!” — also known as MDA summer camp.
Youngsters with neuromuscular diseases count the days until 'the best week of the year'
Jared Aronson, 23
Imagine a place where superheroes and villains rule the world. It’s a world where high-powered action meets political intrigue, and conspiracy theories abound.
You’ve entered the world of Helios, a comic book co-created by editor Mike Penny.
Where: Tucson, Ariz.
DX: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, 20 years
What: A former building maintenance worker, Castillo enjoys creating festive and fun piñatas for decoration or use at children’s birthday parties.
He fills requests from friends and family members and sells them for $25 to $100, depending on complexity.