Born in eastern Germany, Helga Kessler learned to crochet and knit as a child. In 1958, Kessler moved to the United States to marry a U.S. soldier and begin a family. Three years later, she received a diagnosis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD).
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.
Tracee Garner has something to say. The best-selling and award-winning author wants to share her love for words with the world, and she’s well on her way to achieving her goal.
Garner, 28, is a romance novelist, public speaker, teacher, student and advocate extraordinaire. And, she has spinal muscular atrophy.
"I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night? Let me think: was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the same, the next question is 'Who in the world am I?' Ah, that's the great puzzle!'"
— Alice, "Alice's Adventure in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll, 1865